Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Dirrell vs Caparello?
Andre Dirrell beat Blake Caparello by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 29th April 2016 at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as 98-91, 98-91, 98-91 in favor of winner Andre Dirrell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Dirrell vs Caparello stats
Andre Dirrell stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Blake Caparello made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dirrell had a massive power advantage over Caparello, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Caparello's 27%.
Andre Dirrell was the older man by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Dirrell had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Andre Dirrell & Blake Caparello fought out of a southpaw stance.
Dirrell was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Caparello, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 80 less professional rounds, 180 to Caparello's 260.
Dirrell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dirrell vs Caparello?
Andre Dirrell was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Blake Caparello made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.