Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Taylor vs Persoon?
Katie Taylor beat Delfine Persoon by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 96-94, 95-95 in favor of winner Katie Taylor.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Taylor vs Persoon stats
Katie Taylor stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Delfine Persoon made her way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Taylor had a slight advantage in power over Persoon, with a 46% knock out percentage over Persoon's 42%.
Katie Taylor was the younger woman by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Both Katie Taylor & Delfine Persoon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Taylor was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 less fights, and made her debut in 2016, 7 year and 6 months later than Persoon, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 133 less professional rounds, 184 to Persoon's 317.
Taylor's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Taylor vs Persoon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Taylor vs Persoon?
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