Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
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 31 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 78 less professional rounds, 214 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.
Saunders' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 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.
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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.