May 19 2018
Saturday

Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada

12 rounds contest
@ Light Heavyweight
29-1-0
MD

Score cards

  • 114-114
  • 113-115
  • 114-114
MD
22-1-2

Belts on The Line

WBC World Light heavyweight Championship

The tape

44
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOTKOUDKO
Form
TKOMDDQSDMD
29
Wins
22
24
By KO
13
83
KO%
59
1
Loses
1
0
Draws
2
2006
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack report

Who won Stevenson vs Jack?

Adonis Stevenson drew with Badou Jack by majority draw on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 113-115, 114-114, meaning it was a majority draw.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

This contest was for the WBC light heavyweight championship of the world.

Stevenson vs Jack stats

Adonis Stevenson stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Badou Jack made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Stevenson had a large advantage in power over Jack, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Jack's 59%.

Adonis Stevenson was the older man by 7 years, at 44 years old.

Jack had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stevenson. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.

Adonis Stevenson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Badou Jack was an orthodox fighter.

Stevenson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Jack, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 154 to Jack's 195.

Badou Jack was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 175lb division.

Stevenson vs Jack form

Stevenson 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 Andrzej Fonfara on 3rd June 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Williams Jr on 29th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tommy Karpency on 11th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto.

Before that, he had won against Sakio Bika on 4th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City.

He had beat Dmitry Sukhotsky on 19th December 2014 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City.

Jack had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Nathan Cleverly on 26th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with James DeGale on 14th January 2017 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Lucian Bute on 30th April 2016 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Washington.

Before that, he had defeated George Groves on 12th September 2015 by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Hehad won against Anthony Dirrell on 24th April 2015 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Badou Jack had been fighting more than Adonis Stevenson.

Going to this contest, Adonis Stevenson had last fought 4 years, 4 months and 24 days ago, while Badou Jack's last outing had been 4 years, 2 months and 1 day ago.

Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Jack's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What time did Stevenson vs Jack start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Stevenson vs Jack?

Stevenson vs Jack was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.

What were the odds on Stevenson vs Jack?

Adonis Stevenson was a 83/100 (-120) favourite going into the contest, while Badou Jack made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.

Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack news

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