Nelson vs Ware Info
Steven Nelson beat DeAndre Ware by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 5th September 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Nelson vs Ware stats
Steven Nelson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
DeAndre Ware made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nelson had advantage in power over Ware, with a 81% knock out percentage over Ware's 62%.
Steven Nelson was the same age as DeAndre Ware, at 32 years old.
Nelson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ware. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Steven Nelson & DeAndre Ware fought out of an orthodox stance.
Nelson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 3 months later than Ware, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 68 to Ware's 77.
Steven Nelson went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Nelson vs Ware form
Nelson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Cem Kilic on 11th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Derrick Findley on 1st September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Century Link Parking Lot, Nebraska.
Going into that contest, he had beat Victor Darocha on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Before that, he had won against Felipe Romero on 15th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Grand Casino, Minnesota.
He had beat Oscar Riojas on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.
DeAndre Ware had beaten 1 of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Vladimir Shishkin on 23rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ronald Ellis on 1st February 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Main Street Armory, New York.
Nelson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Ware's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Nelson vs Ware start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Nelson vs Ware?
Nelson vs Ware was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.