Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Scarpa vs Hughes?
Joe Hughes beat Andrea Scarpa by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 30th November 2018 at Teatro Obi Hall in Toscana.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joe Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Also, on the undercard Fabio Turchi was victorious over Tony Conquest and Devis Boschiero lost to Martin Joseph Ward.
Scarpa vs Hughes stats
Back in November 2018, Andrea Scarpa stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hughes had a slight advantage in power over Scarpa, with a 44% knock out percentage over Scarpa's 43%.
Andrea Scarpa was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Both Andrea Scarpa & Joe Hughes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Scarpa's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Hughes', having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 189 to Hughes' 192.
Scarpa vs Hughes form
Scarpa had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ohara Davies on 26th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against John Wayne Hibbert on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lyes Chaibi on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Palasport Le Cupole, Torino, Italy.
Before that, he had defeated Emanuele De Prophetis on 20th June 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Teatro Principe, Milan.
He had won against Francesco Acatullo on 24th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palasport Piscine Italcementi, Bergamo.
Scarpa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Hughes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Scarpa vs Hughes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Teatro Obi Hall, Toscana, Italy, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Scarpa vs Hughes?
Scarpa vs Hughes was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Scarpa vs Hughes?
Andrea Scarpa was a 53/100 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Joe Hughes made his way into the ring at 37/20 (+190) with oddsmakers.