StubHub Center, Carson, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Bika vs Dirrell?
Anthony Dirrell beat Sakio Bika by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th August 2014 at StubHub Center in Carson.
The scorecards were announced as 111-116, 110-117, 113-114 in favor of winner Anthony Dirrell.
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.
Bika vs Dirrell stats
Back in August 2014, Sakio Bika stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Dirrell made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 1 draw, with 22 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Dirrell had advantage in power over Bika, with a 85% knock out percentage over Bika's 66%.
Sakio Bika was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Dirrell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bika. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Sakio Bika & Anthony Dirrell fought out of an orthodox stance.
Bika was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Dirrell, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 128 less professional rounds, 56 to Dirrell's 184.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Dirrell had been fighting more than Sakio Bika.
Going to this contest, Sakio Bika had last fought 8 months and 9 days ago, while Anthony Dirrell's last outing had been 8 months and 9 days ago.
What were the odds on Bika vs Dirrell?
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