Dec 18 2020
Friday

Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest
@ Light Heavyweight
14-0-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
15-1-1

Belts on The Line

BBBOC British Light heavyweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
31
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDPTSKOUD
Form
PTSUDTKOTKOKO
14
Wins
15
4
By KO
8
29
KO%
53
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
1
2017
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
8
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
14

Shakan Pitters vs Craig Richards report

Who won Pitters vs Richards?

Craig Richards beat Shakan Pitters by technical knockout in the 9th round on Friday 18th December 2020 at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios in Worcestershire.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

Pitters vs Richards stats

Shakan Pitters stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Craig Richards made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Richards had a large advantage in power over Pitters, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Pitters' 29%.

Shakan Pitters was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Pitters had a height advantage of 5 inches over Richards.

Both Shakan Pitters & Craig Richards fought out of an orthodox stance.

Pitters was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 9 months later than Richards, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 69 to Richards' 105.

Craig Richards was ranked number 8 by the WBA and 14 by the IBF in the 175lb division.

Pitters vs Richards form

Pitters had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Chad Sugden on 22nd August 2020 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Production Studio, Redditch, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Dec Spelman on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dmitrij Kalinovskij on 10th May 2019 by points in the 6th round at Indigo at The O2, London.

Before that, he had defeated Norbert Szekeres on 29th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Holte Suite, Villa Park, West Midlands.

He had won against Sam Smith on 2nd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at The O2, London.

Richards had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Shakan Pitters on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Andre Sterling on 21st June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jake Ball on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Michal Ludwiczak on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, London.

Hehad beat Bosko Misic on 6th June 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Shakan Pitters had been fighting more than Craig Richards.

Going to this contest, Shakan Pitters had last fought 11 months and 14 days ago, while Craig Richards' last outing had been 7 months and 18 days ago.

Pitters' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Richards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Pitters vs Richards start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:35 PM GMT at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, which was 5:35 PM EST or 2:35 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Pitters vs Richards?

Pitters vs Richards was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by YouTube US.

What were the odds on Pitters vs Richards?

Shakan Pitters was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Craig Richards made his way into the ring at 14/5 (+280) with oddsmakers.

Shakan Pitters vs Craig Richards news

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