Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Maxwell vs Meneses?
Alejandro Meneses beat Sam Maxwell by technical knockout in the 9th round on Friday 22nd April 2022 at Echo Arena in Merseyside.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Paul Butler beating Jonas Sultan for the WBO Interim World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jazza Dickens beat Andoni Gago.
Maxwell vs Meneses stats
Sam Maxwell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alejandro Meneses made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Maxwell had advantage in power over Meneses, with a 69% knock out percentage over Meneses' 53%.
Sam Maxwell was the older man by 34 years, at 34 years old.
Both Sam Maxwell & Alejandro Meneses fought out of an orthodox stance.
Maxwell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 6 months later than Meneses, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 86 to Meneses' 93.
Sam Maxwell went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Maxwell vs Meneses form
Maxwell had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Akeem Ennis-Brown on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Super Lightweight and BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joe Hughes on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
Before that, he had defeated Connor Parker on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
He had won against Oscar Amador on 12th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olympia, Merseyside.
Maxwell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Maxwell vs Meneses start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Maxwell vs Meneses?
Sam Maxwell was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Alejandro Meneses made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.