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Mar 17 2018
Saturday

York Hall, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Cruiserweight
22-3-1
TKO 2
TKO 2
18-2-0

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Belts on The Line

Vacant BBBOC British Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
33
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
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77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDTKORTDTD
Form
UDDQPTSSDRTD
22
Wins
18
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
3
Loses
2
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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13
WBO
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IBF
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Matty Askin vs Stephen Simmons report


Who won Askin vs Simmons?

Matty Askin beat Stephen Simmons by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at York Hall in London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).

Askin vs Simmons stats

Back in March 2018, Matty Askin stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw.

Stephen Simmons made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.

Matty Askin was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

Both Matty Askin & Stephen Simmons fought out of an orthodox stance.

Askin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Simmons, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, totaling 149 compared to Simmons' 129.

Matty Askin went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBO at cruiserweight.

Askin vs Simmons form

Askin had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Craig Kennedy on May 26, 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on November 19, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Tommy McCarthy on November 19, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.

Before that, he had defeated Simon Barclay on March 12, 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had won against Jiri Svacina on December 12, 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Winter Gardens, Lancashire.

Simmons had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Noel ‘Gevor’ Mikaelian on October 14, 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Inselparkhalle, Wilhelmsburg, Germany.

Prior to that, he had defeated Lars Buchholz on October 1, 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Remigijus Ziausys on January 28, 2016 by points in the 6th round at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow.

Before that, he had won against Imantas Davidaitis on December 5, 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh.

He had beaten Jiri Svacina on September 5, 2015 by points in the 8th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Matty Askin had been fighting more than Stephen Simmons.

Going to this contest, Matty Askin had last fought 9 months and 19 days ago, while Stephen Simmons' last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 3 days ago.

Askin's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Simmons' last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Askin vs Simmons start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 PM GMT at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 6:30 PM EST or 3:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Askin vs Simmons?

Askin vs Simmons was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.

What were the odds on Askin vs Simmons?

Matty Askin was a 29/100 (-340) favourite going into the contest, while Stephen Simmons made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.

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