Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Courtenay vs Norek?
Shannon Courtenay beat Dorota Norek by technical knockout in the 7th round on Friday 4th December 2020 at Wembley Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders beating Martin Murray for the WBO World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard James Tennyson beat Josh O’Reilly for the WBA World Lightweight belt and Lerrone Richards defeated Timo Laine.
Courtenay vs Norek stats
Shannon Courtenay stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dorota Norek made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Courtenay had a large advantage in power over Norek, boosting at 40% knock out percentage over Norek's 17%.
Shannon Courtenay was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Both Shannon Courtenay & Dorota Norek fought out of an orthodox stance.
Courtenay was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 1 year later than Norek, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 54 to Norek's 38.
What time did Courtenay vs Norek start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Courtenay vs Norek?
Shannon Courtenay was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Dorota Norek made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.