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Who won Ward vs Conroy?
Steven Ward beat Liam Conroy by technical decision in their 8 round contest on Friday 21st June 2019 at Ulster Hall in Northern Ireland.
The scorecards were announced as 76-75, 76-75, 76-75 in favor of winner Steven Ward.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of McKenna vs Foley.
Ward vs Conroy stats
Steven Ward stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liam Conroy made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Conroy had advantage in power over Ward, with a 53% knock out percentage over Ward's 36%.
Steven Ward was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Ward had a height advantage of 1 inch over Conroy.
Both Steven Ward & Liam Conroy fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ward was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 4 months later than Conroy, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 71 to Conroy's 119.
Conroy's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Ward vs Conroy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ward vs Conroy?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Ward vs Conroy?
Steven Ward was a 57/100 (-175) favourite going into the contest, while Liam Conroy made his way into the ring at 69/50 (+138) with oddsmakers.