Apr 22 2023
Saturday

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Cruiserweight
Luke Watkins
Watkins
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14-0-0
KO 6
KO 6
16-2-0

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The tape

30
Age
33
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
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Orthodox (R)
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Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
PTSTKO
14
Wins
16
11
By KO
11
79
KO%
69
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2014

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WBO
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12
IBF
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Jordan Thompson vs Luke Watkins report


Who won Thompson vs Watkins?

Jordan Thompson beat Luke Watkins by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff in Cardiff.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov losing to Joe Cordina for the IBF World Junior Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gavin Gwynne defeated Craig Woodruff for the BBBOC British Lightweight belt, Zelfa Barrett was victorious over Jason Sanchez, Sandy Ryan beat Marie Pier Houle and Skye Nicolson defeated Linda Laura Lecca.

Thompson vs Watkins stats

Back in April 2023, Jordan Thompson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luke Watkins made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Thompson had a slight advantage in power over Watkins, with a 79% knock out percentage over Watkins' 69%.

Jordan Thompson was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

Thompson had a height advantage of 5 inches over Watkins.

Both Jordan Thompson & Luke Watkins fought out of an orthodox stance.

Thompson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 2 months later than Watkins, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 41 to Watkins' 97.

Jordan Thompson went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF at cruiserweight.

Thompson vs Watkins form

Thompson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Vasil Ducar on 6th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Mariano Angel Gudino on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had beat Piotr Budziszewski on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had won against Piotr Podlucki on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at O2 Arena, Greenwich.

He had beat Istvan Orsos on 18th November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hilton Hotel, Mayfair.

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Thompson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Watkins' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.

What time did Thompson vs Watkins start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 PM BST at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom, which was 1:30 PM EST or 10:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Thompson vs Watkins?

Thompson vs Watkins was broadcast on DAZN Global in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

What were the odds on Thompson vs Watkins?

Jordan Thompson was a 1/6 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Luke Watkins made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.

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