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Who won Ward vs Tennyson?
James Tennyson beat Martin Joseph Ward by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 5th May 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tony Bellew beating David Haye. Also, on the undercard Paul Butler was overcome by Emmanuel Rodriguez for the IBF World Bantamweight belt, Lenroy Thomas was defeated by Joe Joyce for the CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight title and John Ryder beat Jamie Cox.
Ward vs Tennyson stats
Martin Joseph Ward stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 2 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
James Tennyson made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tennyson had a massive power advantage over Ward, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Ward's 47%.
Martin Joseph Ward was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Both Martin Joseph Ward & James Tennyson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ward's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Tennyson's, having had 2 less fights. He had fought 76 more professional rounds, 183 to Tennyson's 107.
James Tennyson was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Ward vs Tennyson form
Ward had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Juli Giner on 13th December 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Anthony Cacace on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Super Featherweight and BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Andy Townend on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Ruddy Encarnacion on 16th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat Mario Pisanti on 30th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Copper Box Arena, London.
James Tennyson had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Arnoldo Solano on 3rd February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Europa Hotel, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Traynor on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryan Doyle on 10th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Before that, he had defeated Declan Geraghty on 10th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland.
He had been beaten by Ryan Walsh on 30th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their BBBOC British Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, James Tennyson had been fighting more than Martin Joseph Ward.
Going to this contest, Martin Joseph Ward had last fought 4 years, 9 months and 15 days ago, while James Tennyson's last outing had been 4 years, 7 months and 25 days ago.
Ward's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Tennyson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What time did Ward vs Tennyson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ward vs Tennyson?
Ward vs Tennyson was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Ward vs Tennyson?
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