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Who won Selby vs Douglas?
Lee Selby beat Omar Douglas by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 115-114 in favor of winner Lee Selby.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of James DeGale losing to Chris Eubank Jr. Also, on the undercard Joe Joyce beat Bermane Stiverne and Jermell Charlo was overcome by Tony Harrison for the WBC World Super Welterweight title.
Selby vs Douglas stats
Lee Selby stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Omar Douglas made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Douglas had a massive power advantage over Selby, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Selby's 35%.
Lee Selby was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Selby had a height advantage of 2 inches over Douglas. Despite this, Douglas had 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Lee Selby & Omar Douglas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Selby was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Douglas, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 255 more professional rounds, 255 to Douglas' 0.
Selby vs Douglas form
Lee Selby had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ricky Burns on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
He had defeated Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Douglas had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Haskell Rhodes on 3rd August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Isaias Martin Cardona Gonzales on 1st December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Edner Cherry on 4th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had been beaten by Javier Fortuna on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
Hehad lost to Javier Fortuna on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lee Selby had been fighting more than Omar Douglas.
Going to this contest, Lee Selby had last fought 2 years, 3 months and 3 days ago, while Omar Douglas' last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 26 days ago.
Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Douglas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 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 Douglas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Selby vs Douglas?
Selby vs Douglas was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK.
What were the odds on Selby vs Douglas?
Lee Selby was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the contest, while Omar Douglas made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.