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Who won Buatsi vs Quinlan?
Joshua Buatsi beat Renold Quinlan by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dillian Whyte beating Derek Chisora. Also, on the undercard Cristofer Rosales lost to Charlie Edwards for the WBC World Flyweight belt, David Price defeated Tom Little and Ryan Walsh was victorious over Reece Bellotti for the BBBOC British Featherweight championship.
Buatsi vs Quinlan stats
Back in December 2018, Joshua Buatsi stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Renold Quinlan made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Buatsi had a slight advantage in power over Quinlan, with a 75% knock out percentage over Quinlan's 67%.
Joshua Buatsi was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.
Buatsi had a height advantage of 6 inches over Quinlan.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Renold Quinlan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 11 months later than Quinlan, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 87 more professional rounds, 87 to Quinlan's 0.
Joshua Buatsi went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA at light heavyweight.
Buatsi vs Quinlan form
Buatsi remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Tony Averlant on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stephane Cuevas on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bartlomiej Grafka on 31st March 2018 by points in the 6th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Before that, he had won against Jordan Joseph on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Saidou Sall on 28th October 2017 by points in the 6th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Renold Quinlan had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Damien Hooper on 7th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Chris Eubank Jr on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Geale on 14th October 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Silverdome Basketball Stadium, Launceston, Australia.
Before that, he had won against Michael Van Nimwegen on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 8th round at Alexandria Basketball Stadium, Perry Park.
He had defeated Ricardo Marcelo Ramallo on 27th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joshua Buatsi had been fighting more than Renold Quinlan.
Going to this contest, Joshua Buatsi had last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while Renold Quinlan's last outing had been 8 months and 15 days ago.
Buatsi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Quinlan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Buatsi vs Quinlan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Buatsi vs Quinlan?
Buatsi vs Quinlan was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Buatsi vs Quinlan?
Joshua Buatsi was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Renold Quinlan made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.