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Dan Azeez vs Thomas Faure report
Who won Azeez vs Faure?
Dan Azeez beat Thomas Faure by technical decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th March 2023 at Zenith de Paris-La Villette in Paris XIX.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dan Azeez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tony Yoka losing to Carlos Takam. Also, on the undercard Lauren Price defeated Naomi Mannes.
Azeez vs Faure stats
Dan Azeez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Faure made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Azeez had a massive power advantage over Faure, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Faure's 10%.
Dan Azeez was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Both Dan Azeez & Thomas Faure fought out of an orthodox stance.
Azeez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 2 months later than Faure, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 54 less professional rounds, 121 to Faure's 175.
Dan Azeez went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Azeez vs Faure form
Azeez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Rocky Fielding on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Middleweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shakan Pitters on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Reece Cartwright on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
Before that, he had won against Hosea Burton on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Ricky Summers on 17th April 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
Azeez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Azeez vs Faure start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Zenith de Paris-La Villette, Paris XIX, France, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Azeez vs Faure?
Azeez vs Faure was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Azeez vs Faure?
Dan Azeez was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Thomas Faure made his way into the ring at 15/2 (+750) with oddsmakers.
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Azeez vs Faure Predictions
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