Micky Ward vs. Emanuel Burton

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2001-07-13  : Hampton Beach  Casino, Hampton Beach,  NH,  USA  : Micky Ward  beat Emanuel Burton by UD in round  10 of 10

  • ESPN reported the blows as Augustus 421/918 46%; Ward 320/1182 27%. Augustus led in power blows 386 to 314.
  • Data Boxing Stats: Controls-Burton 80, mostly countering off the ropes, Ward 78, almost all aggressive attacks. The 226 Events Per Round (Attempts + Controls) is one of the five busiest bouts recorded, with Ward having a 56-44% dominance.
  • Commentator Teddy Atlas called it a draw.
  • Burton was down in Round 9, from a left hook to the body. Ward hit him while down with a right to the head.
  • Fight was named Ring Magazine Fight of the Year.

External Links

The Boxing Times analysis