Sam Eggington entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 20-3-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Manny Pacquiao). He lost to Bradley Skeete last year (=Eggington vs Skeete) but then he has beat Daza Usher, Frankie Gavin (=Gavin vs Eggington) and Paul Malignaggi (=Eggington vs Malignaggi).
His opponent, Ceferino Rodriguez, has a record of 24-1-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.50 in the same weight class. He suffered his only defeat when he faced Mohamed Mimoune in 2015, after this bout he has won six consecutive fights beating Ahmed El Mousaoui in his last one. Sam Eggington vs Ceferino Rodriguez is valid for the EBU (European) welterweight title; undercard of Kal Yafai vs Suguru Muranaka. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Title: EBU (European) welterweight title
Eggington’s previous fight: Sam Eggington vs Paul Malignaggi
Eggington’s next fight: Sam Eggington vs Mohamed Mimoune
Eggington vs Rodriguez Fight Video:
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