Zembo Shrine, Pennsylvania, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Coffie vs Young?
Michael Polite Coffie beat Grover Young by technical decision in their 5 round contest on Saturday 14th December 2019 at Zembo Shrine in Pennsylvania.
The scorecards were announced as 49-45, 48-46, 49-45 in favor of winner Michael Polite Coffie.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Coffie vs Young stats
Michael Polite Coffie stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Grover Young made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 28 loses and 3 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Coffie had a slight advantage in power over Young, with a 71% knock out percentage over Young's 69%.
Michael Polite Coffie was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Coffie had a height advantage of 7 inches over Young.
Michael Polite Coffie fought out of the orthodox stance, while Grover Young was a southpaw.
Coffie was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 37 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 1 month later than Young, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 108 less professional rounds, 41 to Young's 149.
What time did Coffie vs Young start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Zembo Shrine, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Coffie vs Young?
Michael Polite Coffie was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Grover Young made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.