Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Stevenson vs Riley?
Shakur Stevenson beat Roxberg Patrick Riley by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 28th April 2018 at Liacouras Center in Pennsylvania.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Stevenson vs Riley stats
Shakur Stevenson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Roxberg Patrick Riley made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Riley had a slight advantage in power over Stevenson, with a 50% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 40%.
Shakur Stevenson was the younger man by 9 years, at 25 years old.
Both Shakur Stevenson & Roxberg Patrick Riley fought out of an orthodox stance.
Stevenson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 7 months later than Riley, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 72 more professional rounds, 115 to Riley's 43.
Stevenson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Stevenson vs Riley?
Shakur Stevenson was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Roxberg Patrick Riley made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.