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Who won Dorticos vs Masternak?
Yuniel Dorticos beat Mateusz Masternak by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th October 2018 at CFE Arena in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 115-113 in favor of winner Yuniel Dorticos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Emmanuel Rodriguez's and Jason Moloney's clash for the IBF World Bantamweight championship.
Dorticos vs Masternak stats
Back in October 2018, Yuniel Dorticos stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mateusz Masternak made his way to the ring with a record of 41 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dorticos had a large advantage in power over Masternak, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Masternak's 68%.
Yuniel Dorticos was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Dorticos had a height advantage of 3 inches over Masternak. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Yuniel Dorticos & Mateusz Masternak fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dorticos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 year and 2 months later than Masternak, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 237 less professional rounds, 111 to Masternak's 348.
Yuniel Dorticos went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Mateusz Masternak was ranked number 4 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 8 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Dorticos vs Masternak form
Yuniel Dorticos had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Murat Gassiev on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight and WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia.
Previous to that, he had beat Dmitry Kudryashov on 23rd September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris XV, France.
Before that, he had beat Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris.
He had defeated Fulgencio Zuniga on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Ring of Dreams Boxing Gym, Winston-Salem, United States.
Masternak had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hala Sportowa, ul. Zuzlowa 4, Czestochowa, Poland.
Previous to that, he had won against Stivens Bujaj on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Prudential Center, New Jersey, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ismayl Sillah on 24th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ergo Arena, Plac Dwóch Miast 1, 80-344 Gdańsk, Gdansk, Poland.
Before that, he had beat Alexander Kubich on 4th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hala Osrodka Sportu i Rekreacji, ul. Strumykowa 1, Dzierzoniow.
He had won against Eric Fields on 2nd April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tauron Arena, Krakow.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mateusz Masternak had been fighting more than Yuniel Dorticos.
Going to this contest, Yuniel Dorticos had last fought 8 months and 17 days ago, while Mateusz Masternak's last outing had been 5 months and 29 days ago.
Dorticos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Masternak's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Dorticos vs Masternak start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at CFE Arena, Florida, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Dorticos vs Masternak?
Dorticos vs Masternak was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Dorticos vs Masternak?
Yuniel Dorticos was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Mateusz Masternak made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.