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Who won Welborn vs Langford?
Jason Welborn beat Tommy Langford by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th September 2018 at Arena Birmingham in Birmingham.
The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 113-114, 115-114 in favor of winner Jason Welborn.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Amir Khan's and Samuel Vargas' clash.
Welborn vs Langford stats
Jason Welborn stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tommy Langford made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Welborn and Langford have similar power, both with a 30% knock out percentage.
Jason Welborn was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Both Jason Welborn & Tommy Langford fought out of an orthodox stance.
Welborn was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Langford, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 32 more professional rounds, 205 to Langford's 173.
Jason Welborn went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA and 9 by the IBF at middleweight.
Welborn vs Langford form
Jason Welborn had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Tommy Langford on 4th May 2018 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Town Hall, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Christian Hoskin Gomez on 25th November 2017 by points in the 6th round at Imperial Banqueting Suite, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marcus Morrison on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Casey Blair on 10th December 2016 by points in the 4th round at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, West Midlands.
He had been beaten by Craig Cunningham on 16th July 2016 by points in the 10th round at PLAYFOOTBALL, 20 Great King Street North, Birmingham.
Langford 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 beat Jack Arnfield on 17th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Avtandil Khurtsidze on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Leicester Arena, Leicester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sam Sheedy on 26th November 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Before that, he had defeated Timo Laine on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
He had won against Lewis Taylor on 12th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jason Welborn had been fighting more than Tommy Langford.
Going to this contest, Jason Welborn had last fought 4 years, 4 months and 25 days ago, while Tommy Langford's last outing had been 4 years, 7 months and 12 days ago.
Welborn's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Langford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Welborn vs Langford start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Welborn vs Langford?
Welborn vs Langford was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Welborn vs Langford?
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