Saunders vs Adamu

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  • Saunders vs Adamu
  • 26-0-0 32-13-0
  • TKO 4 RTD 4
  • Saturday 22nd December 2018
  • Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
  • 8 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 41
  • 5' 11" / 180cm height 5' 11" / 180cm
  • 70.9" / 180cm reach
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD UD UD MD TKO < form PTS PTS PTS TKO TKO <
  • 26 wins 32
  • 12 by ko 25
  • 46% Ko% 78%
  • 0 Losses 13
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2009 Debut 2001
  • tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Saunders vs Adamu Info

Billy Joe Saunders beat Charles Adamu by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Billy Joe Saunders.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Saunders vs Adamu stats

Billy Joe Saunders stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Charles Adamu made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 13 loses and draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Adamu had a massive power advantage over Saunders, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Saunders' 46%.

Billy Joe Saunders was the younger man by 13 years, at 30 years old.

Billy Joe Saunders fought out of the southpaw stance, while Charles Adamu was an orthodox fighter.

Saunders was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 year and 5 months later than Adamu, who’s first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 90 less professional rounds, 202 to Adamu's 292.

Saunders vs Adamu form

Saunders remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against David Lemieux on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Previous to that, he had won against Willie Monroe Jr on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Artur Akavov on 3rd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley.

Before that, he had defeated Andy Lee on 19th December 2015 by majority decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Yoann Bloyer on 24th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, London.

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Saunders' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Adamu's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted 0 rounds on average.

What time did Saunders vs Adamu start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 5:00 pm GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 12:00 pm EST or 9:00 am PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Saunders vs Adamu?

Saunders vs Adamu was broadcast on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

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