VS
Oct 26 2019
Saturday

O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Lightweight
15-0-0
MD 12

Score cards

  • 115-113
  • 117-112
  • 114-114
MD 12
24-0-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA Super World Super Lightweight Championship
IBF World Junior Welterweight Championship
The Ring Junior Welterweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

UDTKOUDTKOKO
Form
TKOUDTKOTKOTKO
15
Wins
24
12
By KO
20
80
KO%
83
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
-
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WBA
-
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WBC
1
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WBO
-
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IBF
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Josh Taylor vs Regis Prograis report


Who won Prograis vs Taylor?

Josh Taylor beat Regis Prograis by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, October 26th, 2019, at O2 Arena, London.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 117-112, 114-114 in favor of winner Josh Taylor.

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).

This was the final of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the unified super lightweight championship of the world, with the WBA, IBF, and The Ring belts on the line.

Also on the undercard Derek Chisora beat David Price, Ricky Burns was overcome by Lee Selby, and Yves Ngabu was defeated by Lawrence Okolie.

Prograis vs Taylor stats

Back in October 2019, Josh Taylor stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Regis Prograis made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Prograis had a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 83% knockout percentage compared to Taylor's 80%.

Josh Taylor was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Taylor had a height advantage of 2 inches over Prograis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Josh Taylor and Regis Prograis fought out of a southpaw stance.

Taylor was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 2 months later than Prograis, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 33 fewer professional rounds, totaling 127 compared to Prograis' 160.

Regis Prograis was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 140lb division.

Prograis vs Taylor form

Taylor had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ivan Baranchyk on May 18, 2019, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Ryan Martin on November 3, 2018, by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Viktor Postol on June 23, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Before that, he had won against Winston Campos on March 3, 2018, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

He had beaten Miguel Vazquez on November 11, 2017, by knockout in the 9th round at Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

Prograis had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Kiryl Relikh on April 27, 2019, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Terry Flanagan on October 27, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Jose Velasco on July 14, 2018, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC Interim World Super Lightweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana.

Before that, he had defeated Julius Indongo on March 9, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Deadwood Mountain Grand, South Dakota.

He had beaten Joel Diaz Jr on June 9, 2017, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Josh Taylor had been fighting more than Regis Prograis.

Going into this contest, Josh Taylor had last fought 5 months and 8 days ago, while Regis Prograis' last outing had been 5 months and 29 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 15 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Prograis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.

What time did Prograis vs Taylor start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Prograis vs Taylor?

The DAZN show began at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The Sky Box Office HD broadcast of the card started at 7:00 PM (BST).

What were the odds on Prograis vs Taylor?

Josh Taylor was a 32/25 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Regis Prograis made his way into the ring at 67/100 (-150) with oddsmakers.

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108

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