Chisora vs Szpilka Info
Dereck Chisora beat Artur Szpilka by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 20th July 2019 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Chisora vs Szpilka stats
Dereck Chisora stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 9 loses and draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Artur Szpilka made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Chisora had a slight advantage in power over Szpilka, with a 70% knock out percentage over Szpilka's 68%.
Dereck Chisora was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Szpilka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chisora. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dereck Chisora & Artur Szpilka fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chisora was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Szpilka, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 256 more professional rounds, 256 to Szpilka's .
Dereck Chisora went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.
Chisora vs Szpilka form
Chisora 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 beat Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Carlos Takam on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Zakaria Azzouzi on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.
He had lost to Agit Kabayel on 4th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Artur Szpilka had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Mariusz Wach on 10th November 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, Poland.
Previous to that, he had beat Dominick Guinn on 25th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Adam Kownacki on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale.
He had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 16th January 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Artur Szpilka had been fighting more than Dereck Chisora.
Going to this contest, Dereck Chisora had last fought 1 year 3 months and 14 days ago, while Artur Szpilka's last outing had been 1 year 8 months and 24 days ago.
Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Szpilka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Chisora vs Szpilka start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm BST 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 Chisora vs Szpilka?
Chisora vs Szpilka was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.