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Who won Tennyson vs Evans?
James Tennyson beat Craig Evans by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at O2 Arena in London.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Callum Smith beating John Ryder for the WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Anthony Fowler beat Harry Scarff, Craig Glover was overcome by Chris Billam-Smith for the CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight title and Tom Farrell was defeated by Sean Dodd.
Tennyson vs Evans stats
James Tennyson stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Craig Evans made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tennyson had a massive power advantage over Evans, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Evans' 15%.
James Tennyson was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
James Tennyson fought out of the orthodox stance, while Craig Evans was a southpaw.
Tennyson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 3 months later than Evans, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 73 less professional rounds, 107 to Evans' 180.
James Tennyson went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA and 15 by the WBO at lightweight.
Craig Evans was ranked number 7 by the WBO in the 135lb division.
Tennyson vs Evans form
James Tennyson had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Martin Joseph Ward on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Arnoldo Solano on 3rd February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Europa Hotel, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Darren Traynor on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had defeated Ryan Doyle on 10th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
He had won against Declan Geraghty on 10th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
Tennyson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Evans' last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.3 rounds on average.
What time did Tennyson vs Evans start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Tennyson vs Evans?
James Tennyson was a 11/50 (-454) favourite going into the contest, while Craig Evans made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+333) with oddsmakers.