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Who won Parker vs Ryder?
John Ryder beat Zach Parker by on Saturday 26th November 2022 at The o2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John Ryder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the vacant Parker vs Ryder super middleweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Hamzah Sheeraz beat River Wilson Bent for the CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship and Dennis McCann defeated Joe Ham for the CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight belt.
Parker vs Ryder stats
Zach Parker stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
John Ryder made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Parker and Ryder have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Zach Parker was the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
Parker had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ryder. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Zach Parker fought out of the orthodox stance, while John Ryder was a southpaw.
Parker was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 10 months later than Ryder, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 130 less professional rounds, 103 to Ryder's 233.
Zach Parker went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO at super middleweight.
John Ryder was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Parker vs Ryder form
Parker had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Marcus Morrison on 6th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Utilita Arena, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sherzod Khusanov on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Vaughn Alexander on 26th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Before that, he had won against Rohan Murdock on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight eliminator fight at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had beat Darryll Williams on 3rd November 2018 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.
Ryder had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Daniel Jacobs on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zach Parker had been fighting more than John Ryder.
Going to this contest, Zach Parker had last fought 1 year and 23 days ago, while John Ryder's last outing had been 9 months and 17 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Parker vs Ryder start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at The o2, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Parker vs Ryder?
Zach Parker was a 4/9 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while John Ryder made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Zach Parker - Decision||50%|
|John Ryder - Decision||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions