Boesel vs Fornling Info
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 took place over 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 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 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 30 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 139 more professional rounds, 228 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 in the 175lb division.
Sven Fornling was ranked number 3 by the WBA and 12 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Boesel vs Fornling form
Dominic Boesel had beaten 1 of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Enrico Koelling on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Stadthalle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Karo Murat on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Ballsport Arena, Dresden.
Fornling had won 4 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Karo Murat on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had defeated Karel Horejsek on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Gaerdehov Icehockey Arena, Sundsvall, Sweden.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jeppe Morell on 5th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Frederiksberg Hallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had won against Arijan Sherifi on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Baltiska Hallen, Malmo, Sweden.
Boesel's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months. 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 1 year 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 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+.