MZOS Pruszków, ul. Bohaterów Warszawy 4, Pruszków, Poland
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Cieslak vs Durodola?
Michal Cieslak beat Olanrewaju Durodola by knockout in the 2nd round on Friday 31st May 2019 at MZOS Pruszków, ul. Bohaterów Warszawy 4 in Pruszków.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Cieslak vs Durodola stats
Michal Cieslak stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Olanrewaju Durodola made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Durodola had a large advantage in power over Cieslak, boosting at 93% knock out percentage over Cieslak's 67%.
Michal Cieslak was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Cieslak had a height advantage of 1 inch over Durodola. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Michal Cieslak & Olanrewaju Durodola fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cieslak was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year later than Durodola, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 102 to Durodola's 146.
Michal Cieslak went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBO at cruiserweight.
Olanrewaju Durodola was ranked number 11 by the WBC in the 200lb division.
Cieslak vs Durodola form
Olanrewaju Durodola had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Krzysztof Wlodarczyk on 2nd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at G2A Arena, Jasionka 953, Rzeszow, Poland.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Maksim Vlasov on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 10th round at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Dmitry Kudryashov on 3rd June 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Sports Palace, Rostov-na-Donu.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mairis Briedis on 14th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
He had won against Dmitry Kudryashov on 4th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tatneft Arena, Kazan, Russia.
Cieslak's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Durodola's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Cieslak vs Durodola start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at MZOS Pruszków, ul. Bohaterów Warszawy 4, Pruszków, Poland, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Cieslak vs Durodola?
Michal Cieslak was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Olanrewaju Durodola made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.