Belts on The Line
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Who won Ritson vs Hyland Jnr?
Lewis Ritson beat Paul Hyland Jnr by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Metro Radio Arena in Tyne and Wear.
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).
Also, on the undercard Josh Kelly was victorious over Kris George for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship, Gavin McDonnell beat Stuart Hall and Charlie Edwards defeated Anthony Nelson.
Ritson vs Hyland Jnr stats
Lewis Ritson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paul Hyland Jnr made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ritson had a large advantage in power over Hyland Jnr, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Hyland Jnr's 39%.
Lewis Ritson was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Ritson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hyland Jnr.
Both Lewis Ritson & Paul Hyland Jnr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ritson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Hyland Jnr's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 months later than Hyland Jnr, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 145 to Hyland Jnr's 108.
What time did Ritson vs Hyland Jnr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:30 PM BST at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, which was 4:30 PM EST or 1:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ritson vs Hyland Jnr?
Ritson vs Hyland Jnr was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Ritson vs Hyland Jnr?
Lewis Ritson was a 17/25 (-147) favourite going into the contest, while Paul Hyland Jnr made his way into the ring at 23/20 (+114) with oddsmakers.