Richards vs Langford Info
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 took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Richards vs Langford stats
Lerrone Richards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 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 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 3 years, at 28 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 98 less professional rounds, 75 to Langford's 173.
Richards vs Langford form
Richards remained undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Chris Dutton on 31st March 2018 by points in the 6th round at BT Convention Centre, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Langford had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, 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, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Sam Sheedy on 26th November 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Going into that contest, he had beat Timo Laine on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
Before that, he had defeated Lewis Taylor on 12th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had won against Robert Swierzbinski on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Richards' last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Langford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 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.
Who broadcast Richards vs Langford?
Richards vs Langford was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.