Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Dirrell vs Hernandez?
Anthony Dirrell beat Mark Anthony Hernandez by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 6th November 2021 at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena in Nevada.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Caleb Plant for the WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Rey Vargas beat Leonardo Baez.
Dirrell vs Hernandez stats
Anthony Dirrell stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Anthony Hernandez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dirrell had a massive power advantage over Hernandez, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 20%.
Anthony Dirrell was the older man by 9 years, at 37 years old.
Dirrell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hernandez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Dirrell & Mark Anthony Hernandez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dirrell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 175 to Hernandez's 134.
Anthony Dirrell went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Dirrell vs Hernandez form
Anthony Dirrell had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Kyrone Davis on 27th February 2021 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Super Middleweight eliminator fight at Shrine Exposition Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Benavidez on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Avni Yildirim on 23rd February 2019 by technical decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had won against Abraham Han on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
He had beat Denis Douglin on 17th November 2017 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan, Afghanistan.
Dirrell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Dirrell vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Dirrell vs Hernandez?
Anthony Dirrell was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Mark Anthony Hernandez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.