Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Rice vs Coffie II?
Jonathan Rice beat Michael Polite Coffie by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 1st January 2022 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 97-93, 99-91 in favor of winner Jonathan Rice.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Luis Ortiz beating Charles Martin for the IBF World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Frank Martin defeated Romero Duno, Frank Sanchez was victorious over Christian Hammer, Geovany Bruzon lost to Lenier Pero and Gerald Washington was overcome by Ali Eren Demirezen.
Rice vs Coffie II stats
Back in January 2022, Jonathan Rice stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Polite Coffie made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Coffie had a slight advantage in power over Rice, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rice's 71%.
Jonathan Rice was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Coffie had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jonathan Rice & Michael Polite Coffie fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rice was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Coffie, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 107 to Coffie's 62.
Rice vs Coffie II form
Jonathan Rice had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Michael Polite Coffie on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Efe Ajagba on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Demsey McKean on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Star, Gold Coast, Australia.
Before that, he had defeated Christian Mariscal on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California, Mexico.
He had beat Christian Mariscal on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California.
Michael Polite Coffie had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jonathan Rice on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Darmani Rock on 30th January 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joey Abell on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had defeated Luis Eduardo Pena on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at Microsoft Theater, California.
He had won against Carlos Sandoval on 1st February 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Mississippi.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Michael Polite Coffie had been fighting more than Jonathan Rice.
Going to this contest, Jonathan Rice had last fought 5 months and 1 day ago, while Michael Polite Coffie's last outing had been 5 months and 1 day ago.
Rice's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Coffie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What time did Rice vs Coffie II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Rice vs Coffie II?
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