UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Thomas Williams Jr vs Michael Gbenga report
Who won Williams Jr vs Gbenga?
Thomas Williams Jr beat Michael Gbenga by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 12th December 2014 at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as 98-91, 98-91, 98-91 in favor of winner Thomas Williams Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Williams Jr vs Gbenga stats
Thomas Williams Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Gbenga made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gbenga had a large advantage in power over Williams Jr, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Williams Jr's 71%.
Thomas Williams Jr was the younger man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Williams Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gbenga. Despite this, Gbenga had 3-inch reach advantage.
Thomas Williams Jr fought out of the southpaw stance, while Michael Gbenga was an orthodox fighter.
Williams Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 9 year and 6 months later than Gbenga, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 180 less professional rounds, 82 to Gbenga's 262.
Williams Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
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