VS
Dec 22 2018
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Featherweight
27-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-113
  • 116-112
  • 116-112
UD 12
26-1-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Featherweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
32
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
61.8" / 157 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TKOUDUDMDMD
27
Wins
26
6
By KO
15
22
KO%
58
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Josh Warrington vs Carl Frampton report


Who won Warrington vs Frampton?

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

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

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).

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

Also on the undercard Nathan Gorman was victorious over Razvan Cojanu, Martin Murray lost to Hassan N’Dam, Billy Joe Saunders defeated Charles Adamu, Liam Williams was victorious over Mark Heffron for the BBBOC British Middleweight championship, and Michael Conlan beat Jason Cunningham.

Warrington vs Frampton stats

Back in December 2018, Josh Warrington stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Carl Frampton made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Frampton had a massive power advantage over Warrington, boasting a 58% knockout percentage compared to Warrington's 22%.

Josh Warrington was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Warrington had a height advantage of 2 inches over Frampton. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Both Josh Warrington and 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, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, totaling 268 compared to Frampton's 218.

Warrington vs Frampton form

Warrington had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

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

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

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

Before that, he had won against Patrick Hyland on July 30, 2016, by technical knockout in the 9th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

He had beaten Hisashi Amagasa on April 16, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest 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 August 18, 2018, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Nonito Donaire on April 21, 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 November 18, 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 January 28, 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 July 30, 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 into this contest, Josh Warrington had last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Carl Frampton's last outing had been 4 months and 4 days ago.

Warrington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 6 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 15 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, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 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+.

What were the odds on Warrington vs Frampton?

Josh Warrington was a 7/4 (+180) underdog going into the contest, while Carl Frampton made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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108

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