VS
Sep 28 2019
Saturday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 round contest @ Welterweight
25-0-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 116-111
  • 112-115
  • 116-111
SD 12
30-2-1

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Welterweight Championship
WBC World Welterweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 10" / 177 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKORTDKOKO
Form
SDUDUDTKOUD
25
Wins
30
21
By KO
17
84
KO%
57
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Errol Spence Jr vs Shawn Porter report


Who won Spence Jr vs Porter?

Errol Spence Jr beat Shawn Porter by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at Staples Center in LA.

The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 115-112, 116-111 in favor of winner Errol Spence Jr.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This contest was for the unified welterweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBC belts on the line.

Also, on the undercard Anthony Dirrell lost to David Benavidez for the WBC World Super Middleweight championship, Mario Barrios defeated Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA World Super Lightweight belt, Josesito Lopez was victorious over John Molina Jr and Robert Guerrero beat Gerald Thomas.

Spence Jr vs Porter stats

Back in September 2019, Errol Spence Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Shawn Porter made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Spence Jr had a large advantage in power over Porter, boasting at 84% knockout percentage over Porter's 57%.

Errol Spence Jr was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Spence Jr had a height advantage of 3 inches over Porter. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Errol Spence Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while Shawn Porter was an orthodox fighter.

Spence Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 1 month later than Porter, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 102 fewer professional rounds, totaling 151 compared to Porter's 253.

Spence Jr vs Porter form

Spence Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mikey Garcia on March 16, 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on June 16, 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Lamont Peterson on January 20, 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had won against Kell Brook on May 27, 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

He had beaten Leonard Bundu on August 21, 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at Ford Amphitheater, Coney Island, United States.

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Yordenis Ugas on March 9, 2019 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Danny Garcia on September 8, 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adrian Granados on November 4, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Andre Berto on April 22, 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.

He had been beaten by Keith Thurman on June 25, 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Errol Spence Jr had been fighting more than Shawn Porter.

Going to this contest, Errol Spence Jr had last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Shawn Porter's last outing had been 6 months and 19 days ago.

Spence Jr's last 5 fights come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Porter's last 5 fights come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

What time did Spence Jr vs Porter start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Spence Jr vs Porter?

The FOX Sports PPV show began at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card started at 2:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Spence Jr vs Porter?

Errol Spence Jr was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Shawn Porter made his way into the ring at 583/100 (+580) with oddsmakers.

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