A few hours ago, at the Seminole Hard Rock Arena in Hollywood, Florida, an evening of boxing from the promotion company Matchroom Boxing ended, in the main fight of which the WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney confidently outboxed 38-year-old Cuban veteran Yuriorkis Gamboa, defeating the final 12 rounds by unanimous decision (118-109, 120-107, 120-107).
According to the statistics of the CompuBox system, Gamboa threw out more punches (472 versus 401 for Haney), but the champion was much more accurate (133 versus 84). In percentage terms, the American’s advantage in accuracy was huge (33.2% versus 17.8%).
Haney hit more in each round. It is noteworthy that Gamboa was able to deliver more than ten accurate punches in only two final rounds. Haney, meanwhile, had more than ten punches in every round from the eighth to the twelfth.