Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Nova vs Sparrow?
Abraham Nova beat Avery Sparrow by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 25th June 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 97-93, 96-94 in favor of winner Abraham Nova.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jason Moloney's and Leonardo Baez's clash.
Nova vs Sparrow stats
Back in June 2020, Abraham Nova stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Avery Sparrow made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nova had a massive power advantage over Sparrow, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Sparrow's 30%.
Abraham Nova was the same age as Avery Sparrow, at 26 years old.
Nova had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sparrow. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Abraham Nova & Avery Sparrow fought out of an orthodox stance.
Nova was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 9 months later than Sparrow, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 112 to Sparrow's 71.
What time did Nova vs Sparrow start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Nova vs Sparrow?
Nova vs Sparrow was broadcast on ESPN in the US.
What were the odds on Nova vs Sparrow?
Abraham Nova was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Avery Sparrow made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.