Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Canada
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Dirrell vs Edwards?
Andre Dirrell beat Derek Edwards by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 19th December 2014 at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 119-107, 119-109 in favor of winner Andre Dirrell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Dirrell vs Edwards stats
Back in December 2014, Andre Dirrell stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Derek Edwards made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dirrell had advantage in power over Edwards, with a 70% knock out percentage over Edwards' 52%.
Andre Dirrell was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Dirrell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Edwards. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Andre Dirrell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Derek Edwards was an orthodox fighter.
Dirrell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 year and 3 months later than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 190 to Edwards' 185.
Dirrell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.
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