Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Richards vs Clarke?
Lerrone Richards beat Lennox Clarke by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 113-115, 116-113 in favor of winner Lerrone Richards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Zolani Tete losing to John Riel Casimero for the WBO World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Sam Bowen lost to Anthony Cacace for the BBBOC British Super Featherweight belt, Chris Jenkins defeated Liam Taylor for the BBBOC British Welterweight title and Sam Maxwell was victorious over Connor Parker.
Richards vs Clarke stats
Lerrone Richards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lennox Clarke made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 1 draw, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Clarke had advantage in power over Richards, with a 37% knock out percentage over Richards' 25%.
Lerrone Richards was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Richards had a height advantage of 1 inch over Clarke.
Lerrone Richards fought out of the southpaw stance, while Lennox Clarke was an orthodox fighter.
Richards' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Clarke's, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 month earlier than Clarke, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 107 to Clarke's 96.
Lerrone Richards went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Richards' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Clarke's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Richards vs Clarke start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 PM GMT at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 1:30 PM EST or 10:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Richards vs Clarke?
Lerrone Richards was a 17/100 (-588) favourite going into the contest, while Lennox Clarke made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.