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Who won Tennyson vs Gwynne?
James Tennyson beat Gavin Gwynne by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 1st August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Sam Eggington losing to Ted Cheeseman. Also, on the undercard Fabio Wardley beat Simon Vallily, Dalton Smith defeated Nathan Bennett and Dean Dodge was defeated by Reece Bellotti.
Tennyson vs Gwynne stats
Back in August 2020, James Tennyson stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gavin Gwynne made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tennyson had a massive power advantage over Gwynne, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Gwynne's 17%.
James Tennyson was the younger man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Gwynne had a height advantage of 4 inches over Tennyson.
Both James Tennyson & Gavin Gwynne fought out of an orthodox stance.
Tennyson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Gwynne, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 107 to Gwynne's 143.
James Tennyson went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 9 by the WBO and 14 by the IBF at lightweight.
Tennyson vs Gwynne form
James Tennyson had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Craig Evans on 23rd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tevin Farmer on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Martin Joseph Ward on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Arnoldo Solano on 3rd February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Europa Hotel, Northern Ireland.
He had won against Darren Traynor on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Tennyson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Tennyson vs Gwynne start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Tennyson vs Gwynne?
James Tennyson was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Gavin Gwynne made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+330) with oddsmakers.