Riakporhe vs McCarthy

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  • Riakporhe vs McCarthy
  • 8-0-0 13-1-0
  • TKO 4 TKO 4
  • Saturday 2nd March 2019
  • East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • 10 Round Contest @ Cruiserweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 28
  • 6' 5" / 196cm height 6' 2" / 189cm
  • 77.2" / 196cm reach
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO RTD TKO TKO TKO < form PTS PTS PTS TKO UD <
  • 8 wins 13
  • 7 by ko 6
  • 88% Ko% 46%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2016 Debut 2014
  • tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
  • 12 WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Riakporhe vs McCarthy Info

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 took place over rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Riakporhe vs McCarthy stats

Richard Riakporhe stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 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 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 30 years old.

Riakporhe had a height advantage of 3 inches over McCarthy.

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, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 48 to McCarthy's 98.

Richard Riakporhe went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA in the 200lb division.

Riakporhe vs McCarthy form

Riakporhe remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Sam Hyde on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Elvis Dube on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Adam Williams on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Jiri Svacina on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.

Tommy McCarthy had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Richard Riakporhe on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, 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, Manchester.

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

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

He had defeated Vladimir Reznicek on 12th December 2015 by points in the 6th round at Hilton Hotel, Blackpool.

Activity check

Riakporhe's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 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 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 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.

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