Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Ritson vs Cardle?
Lewis Ritson beat Scott Cardle by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 24th March 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dillian Whyte beating Lucas Browne. Also, on the undercard Frank Buglioni lost to Callum Johnson for the BBBOC British Light heavyweight belt, Daniel Roman defeated Gavin McDonnell for the WBA World Super Bantamweight title, Jarrell Miller was victorious over Tomasz Adamek and Artur Beterbiev beat Callum Johnson for the IBF World Light heavyweight championship.
Ritson vs Cardle stats
Lewis Ritson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Scott Cardle made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Ritson and Cardle have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Lewis Ritson was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Both Lewis Ritson & Scott Cardle fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ritson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year later than Cardle, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 38 less professional rounds, 126 to Cardle's 164.
Ritson vs Cardle form
Cardle had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Robbie Barrett on 15th April 2017 by majority decision in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Kevin Hooper on 7th October 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ivan Njegac on 28th May 2016 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
Before that, he had drawn with Sean Dodd on 2nd April 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United States.
He had beat Sean Dodd on 7th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their BBBOC British Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Ritson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Cardle's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Ritson vs Cardle start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ritson vs Cardle?
Ritson vs Cardle was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Ritson vs Cardle?
Lewis Ritson was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the contest, while Scott Cardle made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.