Barclays Center, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Spence Jr vs Algieri?
Errol Spence Jr beat Chris Algieri by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 16th April 2016 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Spence Jr vs Algieri stats
Errol Spence Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Algieri made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Spence Jr had a massive power advantage over Algieri, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Algieri's 38%.
Errol Spence Jr was the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Errol Spence Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while Chris Algieri was an orthodox fighter.
Spence Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 7 months later than Algieri, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 142 to Algieri's 199.
Spence Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Algieri's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Spence Jr vs Algieri?
Errol Spence Jr was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Chris Algieri made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.