Mar 02 2019
Saturday

East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Cruiserweight
8-0-0
TKO 4
TKO 4
13-1-0

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The tape

29
Age
28
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 2" / 189 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
PTSPTSPTSTKOUD
8
Wins
13
7
By KO
6
88
KO%
46
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

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The Ring
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12
WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Richard Riakporhe vs Tommy McCarthy report


Who won Riakporhe vs McCarthy?

Richard Riakporhe beat Tommy McCarthy by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 2nd March 2019 at East of England Arena in Cambridgeshire.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Jordan Gill's and Emmanuel Dominguez's clash.

Riakporhe vs McCarthy stats

Back in March 2019, Richard Riakporhe stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Tommy McCarthy made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Riakporhe had a massive power advantage over McCarthy, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over McCarthy's 46%.

Richard Riakporhe was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Riakporhe had a height advantage of 3 inches over McCarthy. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Richard Riakporhe & Tommy McCarthy fought out of an orthodox stance.

Riakporhe was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 2 months later than McCarthy, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 80 less professional rounds, 77 to McCarthy's 157.

Richard Riakporhe went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA at cruiserweight.

Riakporhe vs McCarthy form

Tommy McCarthy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Matty Askin on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Matty Askin on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.

Going into that contest, he had defeated JonLewis Dickinson on 28th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.

Before that, he had beat Vladimir Reznicek on 12th December 2015 by points in the 6th round at Hilton Hotel, Blackpool.

He had won against Martin Szatmari on 5th December 2015 by points in the 6th round at Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton.

Activity check

Riakporhe's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

McCarthy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What time did Riakporhe vs McCarthy start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Riakporhe vs McCarthy?

Riakporhe vs McCarthy was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

What were the odds on Riakporhe vs McCarthy?

Richard Riakporhe was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Tommy McCarthy made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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