Tropicana Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Robinson vs Prescott?
Ray Robinson beat Breidis Prescott by technical decision in their 7 round contest on Friday 30th June 2017 at Tropicana Hotel & Casino in New Jersey.
The scorecards were announced as 70-63, 70-63, 70-63 in favor of winner Ray Robinson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Robinson vs Prescott stats
Ray Robinson stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Breidis Prescott made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Prescott had a large advantage in power over Robinson, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Robinson's 52%.
Ray Robinson was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Prescott had a height advantage of 1 inch over Robinson. Despite this, he had 6-inch reach advantage.
Ray Robinson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Breidis Prescott was an orthodox fighter.
Robinson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 5 months later than Prescott, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 87 less professional rounds, 171 to Prescott's 258.
What were the odds on Robinson vs Prescott?
Ray Robinson was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Breidis Prescott made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.