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Josh Warrington vs Dennis Ceylan report
Who won Warrington vs Ceylan?
Josh Warrington beat Dennis Ceylan by knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 21st October 2017 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Warrington vs Ceylan stats
Josh Warrington stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Dennis Ceylan made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 2 draws.
Josh Warrington was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Ceylan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Warrington.
Both Josh Warrington & Dennis Ceylan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Warrington was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Ceylan, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 261 more professional rounds, 261 to Ceylan's 0.
Josh Warrington went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at featherweight.
Dennis Ceylan was ranked number 11 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Warrington vs Ceylan form
Warrington had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Kiko Martinez on 13th May 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Patrick Hyland on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had beat Hisashi Amagasa on 16th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had won against Joel Brunker on 5th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
He had beat Dennis Tubieron on 11th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Ceylan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Isaac Lowe on 18th March 2017 by technical draw in their 4 round contest at Ceres Arena, Aarhus, Denmark.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ryan Walsh on 15th October 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nord, Frederikshavn.
Going into that contest, he had won against Walter Estrada on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Brondby Hallen, Brondby.
Before that, he had defeated Elvis Guillen on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Arena Nord, Frederikshavn.
He had beat Sergio Prado on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ballerup Super Arena, Ballerup.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dennis Ceylan had been fighting more than Josh Warrington.
Going to this contest, Josh Warrington had last fought 6 years and 21 days ago, while Dennis Ceylan's last outing had been 6 years, 2 months and 16 days ago.
Warrington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Ceylan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Warrington vs Ceylan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Warrington vs Ceylan?
Warrington vs Ceylan was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.
What were the odds on Warrington vs Ceylan?
Josh Warrington was a 7/50 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Dennis Ceylan made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.
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