Lipinets vs Clayton Info
Sergey Lipinets drew with Custio Clayton by majority draw in their 12 round contest on Saturday 24th October 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 114-114, 113-115, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.
Lipinets vs Clayton stats
Sergey Lipinets stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Custio Clayton made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Lipinets had a slight advantage in power over Clayton, with a 75% knock out percentage over Clayton's 67%.
Sergey Lipinets was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Clayton had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lipinets. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Sergey Lipinets & Custio Clayton fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lipinets' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Clayton's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 months earlier than Clayton, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 135 to Clayton's 115.
Sergey Lipinets went into the fight ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Custio Clayton was ranked number 10 by the WBA, 4 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Lipinets vs Clayton form
Lipinets had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jayar Inson on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Lamont Peterson on 24th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Erick Bone on 4th August 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mikey Garcia on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
He had defeated Akihiro Kondo on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Clayton remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Diego Ramirez on 28th January 2020 by knockout in the 8th round at The Danforth Music Hall, Ontario, Canada.
Previous to that, he had won against Johan Perez on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Scotiabank Convention Centre, Ontario.
Going into that contest, he had defeated DeMarcus Corley on 29th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Mattamy Events Center, Ontario.
Before that, he had beat Stephen Danyo on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec.
He had won against Gabriel Angel Ledesma on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Place Bell, Quebec.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sergey Lipinets had been fighting more than Custio Clayton.
Going to this contest, Sergey Lipinets had last fought 1 year 3 months and 8 days ago, while Custio Clayton's last outing had been 9 months ago.
Lipinets' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Clayton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Lipinets vs Clayton start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Lipinets vs Clayton?
Lipinets vs Clayton was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.