Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Allen vs Darch?
Dave Allen beat Dorian Darch by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Kell Brook beating Mark DeLuca. Also, on the undercard Terri Harper beat Eva Wahlstrom and Kid Galahad defeated Claudio Marrero.
Allen vs Darch stats
Back in February 2020, Dave Allen stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dorian Darch made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Allen had a massive power advantage over Darch, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Darch's 8%.
Dave Allen was the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 3 inches over Darch.
Both Dave Allen & Dorian Darch fought out of an orthodox stance.
Allen's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Darch's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 4 months later than Darch, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 121 to Darch's 87.
Allen vs Darch form
Dave Allen had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to David Price on 20th July 2019 by in the 10th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Lucas Browne on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Samir Nebo on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Before that, he had won against Nick Webb on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had been beaten by Tony Yoka on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Darch's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What time did Allen vs Darch start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM GMT at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Allen vs Darch?
Dave Allen was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Dorian Darch made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.