VS
Sep 28 2019
Saturday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
33-1-1
KO 9
KO 9
21-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
23
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
74.4" / 189 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
KOUDSDTKOKO
33
Wins
21
24
By KO
18
73
KO%
86
1
Loses
0
1
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2013

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Anthony Dirrell vs David Benavidez report


Who won Dirrell vs Benavidez?

David Benavidez beat Anthony Dirrell by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, September 28th, 2019, at Staples Center, LA.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 kg).

This contest was for the WBC super middleweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Shawn Porter for the IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship. Also on the undercard Mario Barrios beat Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA World Super Lightweight belt, Josesito Lopez defeated John Molina Jr, and Robert Guerrero was victorious over Gerald Thomas.

Dirrell vs Benavidez stats

Back in September 2019, Anthony Dirrell stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 24 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

David Benavidez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 18 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Benavidez had an advantage in power over Dirrell, with a 86% knockout percentage compared to Dirrell's 73%.

Anthony Dirrell was the older man by 12 years, at 35 years old.

Dirrell had a height advantage of 1 inch over Benavidez. Despite this, Benavidez had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Dirrell and David Benavidez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Dirrell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Benavidez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, totaling 184 compared to Benavidez's 136.

Dirrell vs Benavidez form

Dirrell had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Avni Yildirim on February 23, 2019, by technical decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Abraham Han on April 28, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Denis Douglin on November 17, 2017, by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan, Afghanistan.

Before that, he had won against Norbert Nemesapati on January 13, 2017, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States.

He had beaten Caleb Truax on April 29, 2016, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City.

Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated J’Leon Love on March 16, 2019, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Ronald Gavril on February 17, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Las Vegas, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ronald Gavril on September 8, 2017, by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, Afghanistan.

Before that, he had defeated Rogelio Medina on May 20, 2017, by knockout in the 8th round at Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, United States.

He had beaten Sherali Mamajonov on January 28, 2017, by knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Benavidez had been fighting more than Anthony Dirrell.

Going into this contest, Anthony Dirrell had last fought 7 months and 5 days ago, while David Benavidez's last outing had been 6 months and 12 days ago.

Dirrell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 30 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What time did Dirrell vs Benavidez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Dirrell vs Benavidez?

Dirrell vs Benavidez was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Dirrell vs Benavidez?

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