VS
Jul 20 2019
Saturday

The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
30-9-0
KO 2
KO 2
22-3-0

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The tape

36
Age
31
6' 2" / 187 cm
Height
6' 4" / 192 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKOTKOTKOMD
Form
SDUDTKOKORTD
30
Wins
22
21
By KO
15
70
KO%
68
9
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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11
WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Derek Chisora vs Artur Szpilka report


Who won Chisora vs Szpilka?

Derek Chisora beat Artur Szpilka by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday, July 20th, 2019, at The O2 Arena, London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Dillian Whyte beating Oscar Rivas for the WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship. Also on the undercard Dave Allen lost to David Price, Richard Riakporhe defeated Chris Billam-Smith, and Lawrence Okolie was victorious over Mariano Angel Gudino.

Chisora vs Szpilka stats

Back in July 2019, Derek Chisora stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 9 losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Artur Szpilka made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Chisora had a slight advantage in power over Szpilka, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Szpilka's 68%.

Derek 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 Derek Chisora and 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, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 324 more professional rounds, totaling 324 compared to Szpilka's 0.

Derek Chisora went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC at heavyweight.

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 beaten Senad Gashi on April 20, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on December 22, 2018, by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Carlos Takam on July 28, 2018, by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Zakaria Azzouzi on March 24, 2018, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.

He had lost to Agit Kabayel on November 4, 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 beaten Mariusz Wach on November 10, 2018, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, Poland.

Prior to that, he had beaten Dominick Guinn on May 25, 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 July 15, 2017, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Adam Kownacki on July 15, 2017, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.

He had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on January 16, 2016, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derek Chisora had been fighting more than Artur Szpilka.

Going into this contest, Derek Chisora had last fought 3 months ago, while Artur Szpilka's last outing had been 8 months and 10 days ago.

Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 16 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 4 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 3 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 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.

What were the odds on Chisora vs Szpilka?

Derek Chisora was a 33/100 (-300) favorite going into the contest, while Artur Szpilka made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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