Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Ryder vs Guy?
John Ryder beat Mike Guy by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 18th December 2020 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 99-91, 96-94 in favor of winner John Ryder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin beating Kamil Szeremeta for the IBF World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ali Akhmedov lost to Carlos Gongora.
Ryder vs Guy stats
John Ryder stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Guy made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ryder had advantage in power over Guy, with a 57% knock out percentage over Guy's 42%.
John Ryder was the younger man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
John Ryder fought out of the southpaw stance, while Mike Guy was an orthodox fighter.
Ryder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 months later than Guy, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 105 more professional rounds, 217 to Guy's 112.
John Ryder went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA and 9 by the WBC at super middleweight.
Ryder vs Guy form
Ryder 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 defeated Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Patrick Nielsen on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Rocky Fielding on 22nd April 2017 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had beat Adam Etches on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia, Kensington.
He had lost to Jack Arnfield on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Ryder vs Guy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ryder vs Guy?
John Ryder was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Mike Guy made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.