Dec 22 2018
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

8 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
Charles Adamu
Adamu
Ghana flag
26-0-0
TKO 4
RTD 4
32-13-0

The tape

32
Age
44
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDUDMDTKO
Form
PTSPTSPTSTKOTKO
26
Wins
32
12
By KO
25
46
KO%
78
0
Loses
13
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2001

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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Billy Joe Saunders vs Charles Adamu report

Who won Saunders vs Adamu?

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 was scheduled to take place over 8 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 Josh Warrington beating Carl Frampton for the IBF World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Nathan Gorman beat Razvan Cojanu, Martin Murray was overcome by Hassan N’Dam, Liam Williams was victorious over Mark Heffron for the BBBOC British Middleweight championship and Michael Conlan beat Jason Cunningham.

Saunders vs Adamu stats

Billy Joe Saunders stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 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 0 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 12 years, at 32 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, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 70 less professional rounds, 222 to Adamu's 292.

Saunders vs Adamu form

Saunders had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

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.

Activity check

Saunders' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 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+.

What were the odds on Saunders vs Adamu?

Billy Joe Saunders was a 1/100 (-9999) favourite going into the contest, while Charles Adamu made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.

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