Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Nurse vs Hughes?
Tyrone Nurse drew with Joe Hughes by on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Leicester Arena in Leicester.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a .
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).
Nurse vs Hughes stats
Tyrone Nurse stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hughes had advantage in power over Nurse, with a 40% knock out percentage over Nurse's 21%.
Tyrone Nurse was the same age as Joe Hughes, at 31 years old.
Both Tyrone Nurse & Joe Hughes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Nurse was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 120 more professional rounds, 312 to Hughes' 192.
Nurse vs Hughes form
Nurse had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jack Catterall on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Joe Hughes on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in the 12th round in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at Leicester Arena, Leicester.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tommy Coyle on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had beat Tommy Coyle on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had defeated Willie Limond on 28th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Super Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Nurse's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
What time did Nurse vs Hughes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM BST at Leicester Arena, Leicester, United Kingdom, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Nurse vs Hughes?
Nurse vs Hughes was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.
What were the odds on Nurse vs Hughes?
Tyrone Nurse was a 11/100 (-909) favourite going into the contest, while Joe Hughes made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.