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 7 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 117 more professional rounds, 229 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 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 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.