Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Richards vs Langford?
Lerrone Richards beat Tommy Langford by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th April 2019 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 116-113, 118-111 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 Daniel Dubois' and Richard Lartey's clash.
Richards vs Langford stats
Lerrone Richards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tommy Langford made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Langford had a slight advantage in power over Richards, with a 29% knock out percentage over Richards' 27%.
Lerrone Richards was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Langford had a height advantage of 1 inch over Richards.
Lerrone Richards fought out of the southpaw stance, while Tommy Langford was an orthodox fighter.
Richards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year later than Langford, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 66 less professional rounds, 107 to Langford's 173.
Richards vs Langford form
Tommy Langford had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jason Welborn on 8th September 2018 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jason Welborn on 4th May 2018 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Town Hall, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jack Arnfield on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had lost to Avtandil Khurtsidze on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Leicester Arena, Leicester.
He had beat Sam Sheedy on 26th November 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Langford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
What time did Richards vs Langford start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Richards vs Langford?
Lerrone Richards was a 9/25 (-277) favourite going into the contest, while Tommy Langford made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.