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Hosea Burton vs Dan Azeez report
Who won Burton vs Azeez?
Dan Azeez beat Hosea Burton by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 20th November 2021 at Wembley Arena in London.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Richard Riakporhe beating Olanrewaju Durodola. Also, on the undercard Mikael Lawal beat Leonardo Damian Bruzzese, Florian Marku defeated Jorick Luisetto and Natasha Jonas was victorious over Vaida Masiokaite.
Burton vs Azeez stats
Hosea Burton stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dan Azeez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Azeez had advantage in power over Burton, with a 64% knock out percentage over Burton's 46%.
Hosea Burton was the same age as Dan Azeez, at 34 years old.
Burton had a height advantage of 6 inches over Azeez.
Both Hosea Burton & Dan Azeez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Burton was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Azeez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 144 to Azeez's 121.
Dan Azeez was ranked number 8 by the WBA in the 175lb division.
Burton vs Azeez form
Burton had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Liam Conroy on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ricards Bolotniks on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Studio 69, Riga, Latvia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bob Ajisafe on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Frank Buglioni on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Jozsef Kormany on 29th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool.
Azeez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Rocky Fielding on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Middleweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shakan Pitters on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had won against Reece Cartwright on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
Before that, he had defeated Hosea Burton on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Ricky Summers on 17th April 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dan Azeez had been fighting more than Hosea Burton.
Going to this contest, Hosea Burton had last fought 1 year, 9 months and 4 days ago, while Dan Azeez's last outing had been 3 months and 12 days ago.
Burton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Azeez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Burton vs Azeez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Burton vs Azeez?
Burton vs Azeez was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.
What were the odds on Burton vs Azeez?
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