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Demetrius Andrade vs Maciej Sulecki report
Who won Andrade vs Sulecki?
Demetrius Andrade beat Maciej Sulecki by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th June 2019 at Dunkin Donuts Center in Rhode Island.
The scorecards were announced as 120-107, 120-107, 120-107 in favor of winner Demetrius Andrade.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBO middleweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Kal Yafai was victorious over Norbelto Jimenez for the WBA World Super Flyweight championship and Joseph Parker beat Alex Leapai.
Andrade vs Sulecki stats
Demetrius Andrade stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maciej Sulecki made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Andrade had a large advantage in power over Sulecki, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Sulecki's 39%.
Demetrius Andrade was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Andrade had 6-inch reach advantage.
Demetrius Andrade fought out of the southpaw stance, while Maciej Sulecki was an orthodox fighter.
Andrade was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Sulecki, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 200 to Sulecki's 209.
Maciej Sulecki was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Andrade vs Sulecki form
Andrade remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Artur Akavov on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Walter Kautondokwa on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.
Going into that contest, he had beat Alantez Fox on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, Afghanistan.
Before that, he had defeated Jack Culcay on 11th March 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
He had won against Willie Nelson on 11th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States.
Sulecki had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Gabriel Rosado on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Daniel Jacobs on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jack Culcay on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Prudential Center, New Jersey.
Before that, he had beat Damian Ezequiel Bonelli on 24th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Ergo Arena, Plac Dwóch Miast 1, 80-344 Gdańsk, Gdansk, Poland.
He had won against Michi Munoz on 8th April 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Nosalowy Dwór, Zakopane.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maciej Sulecki had been fighting more than Demetrius Andrade.
Going to this contest, Demetrius Andrade had last fought 4 years, 4 months and 20 days ago, while Maciej Sulecki's last outing had been 4 years, 2 months and 23 days ago.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Sulecki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Andrade vs Sulecki start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Andrade vs Sulecki?
Andrade vs Sulecki was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.
What were the odds on Andrade vs Sulecki?
Demetrius Andrade was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Maciej Sulecki made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.
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