Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Dubois vs Fujimoto?
Daniel Dubois beat Kyotaro Fujimoto by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 21st December 2019 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Tommy Fury was victorious over Przemyslaw Binienda, Sunny Edwards beat Marcel Braithwaite for the BBBOC British Super Flyweight belt, Liam Williams defeated Alantez Fox and Archie Sharp was victorious over Artjoms Ramlavs.
Dubois vs Fujimoto stats
Daniel Dubois stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kyotaro Fujimoto made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Dubois had a large advantage in power over Fujimoto, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Fujimoto's 62%.
Daniel Dubois was the younger man by 11 years, at 24 years old.
Dubois had a height advantage of 5 inches over Fujimoto.
Both Daniel Dubois & Kyotaro Fujimoto fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dubois was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 3 months later than Fujimoto, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 86 less professional rounds, 56 to Fujimoto's 142.
Daniel Dubois went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Kyotaro Fujimoto was ranked number 13 by the WBA and 15 by the WBO in the 201lb division.
Dubois vs Fujimoto form
Daniel Dubois had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Bogdan Dinu on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ricardo Snijders on 29th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Before that, he had beat Kyotaro Fujimoto on 21st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, London.
He had defeated Ebenezer Tetteh on 27th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Dubois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What time did Dubois vs Fujimoto start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Dubois vs Fujimoto?
Daniel Dubois was a 1/100 (-9999) favourite going into the contest, while Kyotaro Fujimoto made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.