Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Metcalf vs Pennington?
James Metcalf beat Courtney Pennington by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 10th December 2022 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner James Metcalf.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Josh Warrington losing to Luis Alberto Lopez for the IBF World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ebanie Bridges beat Shannon O’Connell and Felix Cash defeated Celso Neves.
Metcalf vs Pennington stats
James Metcalf stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Courtney Pennington made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws.
James Metcalf was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Metcalf had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pennington.
Both James Metcalf & Courtney Pennington fought out of an orthodox stance.
Metcalf was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 8 months earlier than Pennington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 143 to Pennington's 142.
James Metcalf went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA at super welterweight.
Metcalf's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Metcalf vs Pennington start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM GMT at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Metcalf vs Pennington?
James Metcalf was a 1/7 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Courtney Pennington made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.