Devin Haney vs. Jorge Linares – CompuBox Punch Stats

Boxing Scene

WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney was leading most of the fight, outlanding Jorge Linares in every round through 10 rounds then was outlanded in rounds 11 and 12.

Haney outlanded Linares 215-116 in total punches landed, including a 79-25 edge in jabs and 136-91 in power.

Haney’s 215 landed punches were the most by a Linares opponent.  Linares 91 landed power punches were the most by a Haney opponent.  

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas – For the WBC lightweight championship, Devin Haney (26-0, 15 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over three division beltholder Jorge Linares (47-6, 29 KOs).

The scores were 116-112, 116-112 and 115-113.

While he dominated many rounds with his boxing ability, everything changed at the end of the tenth when Linares rocked Haney with a big hook.

Haney was doing a lot of holding in the eleventh,  still hurt from the end of the tenth. Haney tried to regroup and began to punch back near the end of the round as Linares was applying a lot of pressure and doing more of the work. 

In the twelfth, Haney was still doing a lot of holding as Linares was trying to do damage, but unable to land the right punches before the final bell.

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