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Ceferino Rodriguez vs Sam Eggington report
Who won Rodriguez vs Eggington?
Sam Eggington beat Ceferino Rodriguez by knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 13th May 2017 at Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Rodriguez vs Eggington stats
Ceferino Rodriguez stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sam Eggington made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 60% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 50%.
Ceferino Rodriguez was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez.
Both Ceferino Rodriguez & Sam Eggington fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rodriguez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Eggington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 90 less professional rounds, 166 to Eggington's 256.
Ceferino Rodriguez went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC and 10 by the IBF at welterweight.
Sam Eggington was ranked number 11 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Rodriguez vs Eggington form
Eggington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dennis Hogan on 8th October 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Przemyslaw Zysk on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bilel Jkitou on 10th September 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
Before that, he had won against Carlos Molina on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
He had beat Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What time did Rodriguez vs Eggington start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Afghanistan, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Rodriguez vs Eggington?
Rodriguez vs Eggington was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.
What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Eggington?
Ceferino Rodriguez was a 101/20 (+510) underdog going into the contest, while Sam Eggington made his way into the ring at 3/25 (-830) with oddsmakers.
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