Selby vs Barros

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  • Selby vs Barros
  • 24-1-0  41-4-1
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Saturday 15th July 2017
  • Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, UK
  • IBF World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • Tape
  • 30 age 33
  • 5' 9" / 174cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 68.9" / 175cm reach 70.9" / 180cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO UD UD TD TKO < form SD UD TKO UD KO <
  • 24 wins 41
  • 9 by ko 22
  • 38% Ko% 54%
  • 1 Losses 4
  • draws 1
  • 2008 Debut 2004
  • tape rankings @ Featherweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF 1

Selby vs Barros Info

Lee Selby beat Jonathan Victor Barros by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 15th July 2017 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lee Selby.

The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the IBF featherweight championship of the world.

Selby vs Barros stats

Lee Selby stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0  draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jonathan Victor Barros made his way to the ring with a record of 41 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Barros had advantage in power over Selby, with a 54% knock out percentage over Selby's 38%.

Lee Selby was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Barros had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Lee Selby & Jonathan Victor Barros fought out of an orthodox stance.

Selby was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 year and 3 months later than Barros, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 243 to Barros' 290.

Jonathan Victor Barros was ranked number 1 by the IBF in the 126lb division.

Selby vs Barros form

Selby had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had beat Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

He had beat Andoni Gago on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Barros 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 defeated Satoshi Hosono on 3rd October 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Pablo Martin Barboza on 19th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salón Múltiple de la Sociedad Española, Villada, Argentina.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sergio Eduardo Gonzalez on 14th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Club Sportivo Las Parejas, Las Parejas.

Before that, he had defeated Sergio Javier Escobar on 25th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Club Atlético Talleres, Villa Gobernador Galvez.

He had beat Cid Edson Bispo Ribeiro on 8th February 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lee Selby had been fighting more than Jonathan Victor Barros.

Going to this contest, Lee Selby had last fought 1 year 7 months and 4 days ago, while Jonathan Victor Barros' last outing had been 3 years 11 months and 24 days ago.

Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Barros' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What time did Selby vs Barros start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm BST at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Selby vs Barros?

Selby vs Barros was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK.

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