Stadthalle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Boesel vs Koelling?
Dominic Boesel beat Enrico Koelling by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Stadthalle in Sachsen-Anhalt.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 118-111, 116-113 in favor of winner Dominic Boesel.
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).
Boesel vs Koelling stats
Dominic Boesel stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Enrico Koelling made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Boesel had a slight advantage in power over Koelling, with a 37% knock out percentage over Koelling's 31%.
Dominic Boesel was the same age as Enrico Koelling, at 32 years old.
Boesel had a height advantage of 2 inches over Koelling.
Both Dominic Boesel & Enrico Koelling fought out of an orthodox stance.
Boesel was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Koelling, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 255 to Koelling's 233.
Dominic Boesel went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Enrico Koelling was ranked number 11 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Boesel vs Koelling form
Enrico Koelling had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Artur Beterbiev on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Ryno Liebenberg on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryno Liebenberg on 1st October 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Jahnsportforum, Neubrandenburg, Germany.
Before that, he had beat Oleksandr Cherviak on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MBS Arena, Potsdam.
He had defeated Serhiy Demchenko on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Inselparkhalle, Wilhelmsburg.
Koelling's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What time did Boesel vs Koelling start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Stadthalle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Boesel vs Koelling?
Dominic Boesel was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Enrico Koelling made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.