Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Monroe Jr vs Thompson?
Willie Monroe Jr beat John Thompson by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 11th June 2016 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona.
The scorecards were announced as 96-92, 95-93, 99-89 in favor of winner Willie Monroe Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Monroe Jr vs Thompson stats
Back in June 2016, Willie Monroe Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Thompson made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Thompson had a slight advantage in power over Monroe Jr, with a 35% knock out percentage over Monroe Jr's 32%.
Willie Monroe Jr was the older man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Thompson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Monroe Jr.
Willie Monroe Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while John Thompson was an orthodox fighter.
Monroe Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Thompson, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 83 more professional rounds, 180 to Thompson's 97.
Monroe Jr's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Monroe Jr vs Thompson?
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