Belts on The Line
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Who won Boesel vs Fornling?
Dominic Boesel beat Sven Fornling by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 16th November 2019 at Halle Messe Arena in Sachsen-Anhalt.
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 contest was for the vacant light heavyweight championship of the world.
Boesel vs Fornling stats
Dominic Boesel stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sven Fornling made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fornling had a slight advantage in power over Boesel, with a 47% knock out percentage over Boesel's 38%.
Dominic Boesel was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Both Dominic Boesel & Sven Fornling fought out of an orthodox stance.
Boesel was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Fornling, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 150 more professional rounds, 239 to Fornling's 89.
Dominic Boesel went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Sven Fornling was ranked number 3 by the WBA and 12 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Boesel's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.5 rounds on average.
Fornling's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Boesel vs Fornling start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Halle Messe Arena, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, 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 Boesel vs Fornling?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Boesel vs Fornling?
Dominic Boesel was a 9/25 (-277) favourite going into the contest, while Sven Fornling made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.