Barclays Center, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Breazeale vs Negron?
Dominic Breazeale beat Carlos Negron by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermall Charlo's and Matt Korobov's clash for the WBC World Middleweight championship.
Breazeale vs Negron stats
Dominic Breazeale stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Negron made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Breazeale had a slight advantage in power over Negron, with a 89% knock out percentage over Negron's 80%.
Dominic Breazeale was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Breazeale had a height advantage of 1 inch over Negron. Despite this, Negron had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dominic Breazeale & Carlos Negron fought out of an orthodox stance.
Breazeale was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 7 months later than Negron, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 99 to Negron's 86.
Dominic Breazeale went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Breazeale vs Negron form
Dominic Breazeale had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Negron on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Eric Molina on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Izuagbe Ugonoh on 25th February 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
He had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Breazeale's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Breazeale vs Negron start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Breazeale vs Negron?
Dominic Breazeale was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Negron made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.