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Oct 15 2016
Saturday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Cruiserweight
27-2-1 
TKO 3

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  • 112-117
  • 115-112
TKO 3
32-2-1

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WBC World Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
38
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
UDUDTKOUDKO
27
Wins
32
17
By KO
20
63
KO%
63
2
Loses
2
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2003

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Tony Bellew vs BJ Flores report


Who won Bellew vs Flores?

Tony Bellew beat BJ Flores by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 15th October 2016 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

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).

This contest was for the WBC cruiserweight championship of the world.

Bellew vs Flores stats

Back in October 2016, Tony Bellew stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1  draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

BJ Flores made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested that Bellew and Flores have similar power, both with a 63% knock out percentage.

Tony Bellew was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Bellew had a height advantage of 1 inch over Flores. Despite this, Flores had 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Tony Bellew & BJ Flores fought out of an orthodox stance.

Bellew was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 5 months later than Flores, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 141 less professional rounds, 51 to Flores' 192.

Bellew vs Flores form

Bellew 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 Ilunga Makabu on 29th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Cruiserweight championship fight at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Mateusz Masternak on 12th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Arturs Kulikauskis on 5th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had defeated Ivica Bacurin on 26th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had won against Nathan Cleverly on 22nd November 2014 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Flores 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 defeated Roberto Santos on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Beibut Shumenov on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Kevin Engel on 8th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi.

Before that, he had beat Anthony Caputo Smith on 27th June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.

He had won against Adam Collins on 10th May 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tony Bellew had been fighting more than BJ Flores.

Going to this contest, Tony Bellew had last fought 4 months and 16 days ago, while BJ Flores' last outing had been 4 months and 24 days ago.

Bellew's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Flores' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.

What time did Bellew vs Flores start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Bellew vs Flores?

Bellew vs Flores was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.

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BJ

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