Warrington vs Frampton

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  • Warrington vs Frampton
  • 27-0-0 26-1-0
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Score Cards 116-113, 116-112, 116-112
  • Saturday 22nd December 2018
  • Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
  • IBF World Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Featherweight
  • Tape
  • 28 age 31
  • 5' 7" / 170cm height 5' 5" / 165cm
  • reach 61.8" / 157cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • SD TKO MD TKO UD < form TKO UD UD MD MD <
  • 27 wins 26
  • 6 by ko 15
  • 22% Ko% 58%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2009 Debut 2009
  • tape rankings @ Featherweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Warrington vs Frampton Info

Josh Warrington beat Carl Frampton by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The scorecards were announced as 116-113, 116-112, 116-112 in favor of winner Josh Warrington.

The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This contest was for the IBF featherweight championship of the world.

Warrington vs Frampton stats

Josh Warrington stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Carl Frampton made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Frampton had a massive power advantage over Warrington, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Warrington's 22%.

Josh Warrington was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

Both Josh Warrington & Carl Frampton fought out of an orthodox stance.

Warrington was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Frampton, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 231 to Frampton's 205.

Warrington vs Frampton form

Warrington remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Lee Selby on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dennis Ceylan on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had beat Kiko Martinez on 13th May 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had won against Kiko Martinez on 13th May 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

He had beat Patrick Hyland on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Frampton had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Luke Jackson on 18th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Nonito Donaire on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had won against Horacio Garcia on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The SSE Arena, Belfast.

Before that, he had been beaten by Leo Santa Cruz on 28th January 2017 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Leo Santa Cruz on 30th July 2016 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Carl Frampton had been fighting more than Josh Warrington.

Going to this contest, Josh Warrington had last fought 2 years 2 months and 23 days ago, while Carl Frampton's last outing had been 1 year 11 months and 24 days ago.

Warrington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

Frampton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.

What time did Warrington vs Frampton start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Warrington vs Frampton?

Warrington vs Frampton was broadcast on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

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