Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Maxwell vs Fields?
Sam Maxwell beat Ben Fields by points in the 8th round on Friday 26th March 2021 at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
The scorecards were announced as 79-73 in favor of winner Sam Maxwell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Zach Parker beating Vaughn Alexander. Also, on the undercard Brad Foster beat Alvaro Rodriguez.
Maxwell vs Fields stats
Sam Maxwell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ben Fields made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 9 loses and 2 draws.
The stats suggested Maxwell had a massive power advantage over Fields, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Fields' 0%.
Sam Maxwell was the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.
Both Sam Maxwell & Ben Fields fought out of an orthodox stance.
Maxwell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Fields, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 86 to Fields' 110.
Sam Maxwell went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Maxwell vs Fields form
Maxwell had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ben Fields on 26th March 2021 by points in the 8th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Joe Hughes on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Connor Parker on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, he had defeated Oscar Amador on 12th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olympia, Merseyside.
He had won against Sabri Sediri on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.
Maxwell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Maxwell vs Fields start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Maxwell vs Fields?
Maxwell vs Fields was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Maxwell vs Fields?
Sam Maxwell was a 1/20 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Ben Fields made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.