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Errol Spence vs. Shawn Porter - CompuBox By The Numbers

Staples Center, Los Angeles, California - In a high stakes unification for the WBC, IBF welterweight titles, Errol Spence (26-0, 21 KOs) had to fight through fire to win a twelve round split decision over Shawn Porter (30-3-1, 17 KOs). The scores were 116-111 for Spence, 115-112 for Porter, and 116-111 for Spence.

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COMPUBOX BY THE NUMBERS

3- jabs landed per round by Spence after landing 7 per round in his previous 6 fights (welter avg.: 5)

7- number of rounds in which Spencer & Porter were within 4 connects of each other
(Thurman & Porter were within 5 connects of each other in 10 of 12 rounds in their fight)

9.4- body shots landed per round by Spence, double the CompuBox avg.

26- punches landed by Spence in round 12, his high for the fight

26- punches landed by Porter in round 4,  most by a Spence opponent

41%- time spent in close range by Spence-Porter after Porter spent just 17% of the Ugas fight at close range (according to CompuTrack)

44- power punches thrown per round by Porter vs. Spence after throwing 37 per round in his previous 10 fights, #1 among top tier welterweights

51%- pct. of Spence's landed punches that were to body of Porter (CompuBox Avg. : 29.5%)

62- punches thrown per round by Porter after averaging 52 per round in his previous 10 fights (welter avg.: 57)

62- punches thrown per round by Spence after averaging 72 per round in his previous 6 fight

88- punches thrown by Spence in round 12, his high for the fight

90- punches thrown by Porter in round 4, most by a Spence opponent

113- body shots landed by Spence,  a career high    

172- punches landed by Porter in the fight, most by a Spence opponent

744- punches thrown by Porter in the fight, most by a Spence opponent

WHAT WE LEARNED:

• Porter took away Spence’s jab with effective feinting and foot work.

• Porter has now lost razor thin decisions to Spence (they were within 4 connects of each other in 7 of 12 rounds) & Thurman (they were within 5 connects of each other in 10 of 12 rounds). 

• Porter is WAY more effective at close range, as 41% of Porter-Spence was fought inside resulting in 172 landed punches by Porter.  Just 17% of Porter-Ugas was spend at close range, resulting in just 144 landed punches by Porter.

• Spence’s body attack was the difference in this fight, he landed nearly 10 per round and half his landed punches were to the body of Porter.

• Spence rallied late with the fight in the balance, landing 23 of 80 punches in rounds 11 & 12.

• Needless to say, Porter was Spence’s toughest opponent to date, landing 172 punches, most by a Spence opponent. 

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Joebrown on 10-01-2019

Thurman will never be better than Spence. lol

Comment by Joebrown on 10-01-2019

MaksBox please don't watch boxing again. You sound like a female

Comment by CineScape on 10-01-2019

So compubox is only in favor of one boxer now? Last I checked there were two fighters in the ring. If you are insinuating that compubox has made an error with Spence’s punches, surely the same error was made with…

Comment by mistermartin on 10-01-2019

Compubox is litrrally two humans tapping buttons in real time trying to decipher what landed where. It is buit for error & manipulation. No way in hell to even judge that fight easily & clearly let alone tally up punch…

Comment by Southpawology on 10-01-2019

“• Needless to say, Porter was Spence’s toughest opponent to date, landing 172 punches, most by a Spence opponent.“ Damn, touched that boy up!!

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