The Star, Queensland, Australia
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Paro vs Chereji?
Liam Paro beat James Chereji by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 7th March 2020 at The Star in Queensland.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Paro vs Chereji stats
Liam Paro stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
James Chereji made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Paro had advantage in power over Chereji, with a 61% knock out percentage over Chereji's 41%.
Liam Paro was the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Paro had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chereji.
Liam Paro fought out of the southpaw stance, while James Chereji was an orthodox fighter.
Paro was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 10 months later than Chereji, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 96 to Chereji's 111.
What time did Paro vs Chereji start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at The Star, Queensland, Australia, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Paro vs Chereji?
Liam Paro was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while James Chereji made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.