Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Zak Chelli vs Anthony Sims Jr report
Who won Chelli vs Sims Jr?
Zak Chelli beat Anthony Sims Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 11th February 2023 at Wembley Arena in Wembley.
The scorecards were announced as 99-92, 98-92, 98-92 in favor of winner Zak Chelli.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adam Azim beating Santos Reyes. Also, on the undercard Tyler Denny defeated Brad Pauls and Viddal Riley was victorious over Anees Taj.
Chelli vs Sims Jr stats
Zak Chelli stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Anthony Sims Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Zak Chelli was the younger man by 3 years, at 25 years old.
Sims Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chelli.
Both Zak Chelli & Anthony Sims Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chelli was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 10 months later than Sims Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 86 to Sims Jr's 94.
Chelli vs Sims Jr form
Anthony Sims Jr had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Hernan David Perez on 13th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Hotel Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Roamer Alexis Angulo on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Morgan Fitch on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois.
Before that, he had beat Stanislav Eschner on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Ice Arena Wales, Wales, United Kingdom.
He had won against Miguel Cubos on 24th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Motor City Casino, Michigan, United States.
Chelli's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Sims Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Chelli vs Sims Jr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Chelli vs Sims Jr?
Chelli vs Sims Jr was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by Fite.tv PPV US.
What were the odds on Chelli vs Sims Jr?
Zak Chelli was a 187/100 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Anthony Sims Jr made his way into the ring at 4/9 (-230) with oddsmakers.
Give us your thoughts on Chelli vs Sims Jr
Please login to commentlog in