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Daniel Dubois vs Nathan Gorman report
Who won Dubois vs Gorman?
Daniel Dubois beat Nathan Gorman by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 13th July 2019 at The O2 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 Joe Joyce was victorious over Bryant Jennings, Archie Sharp beat Jordan McCorry, Sunny Edwards defeated Hiram Gallardo and Liam Williams was victorious over Karim Achour.
Dubois vs Gorman stats
Daniel Dubois stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nathan Gorman made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Dubois had a large advantage in power over Gorman, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Gorman's 69%.
Daniel Dubois was the younger man by 1 year, at 25 years old.
Dubois had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gorman. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Daniel Dubois & Nathan Gorman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dubois was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 4 months later than Gorman, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 60 to Gorman's 97.
Daniel Dubois went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Dubois vs Gorman form
Dubois had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Richard Lartey on 27th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Razvan Cojanu on 8th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kevin Johnson on 6th October 2018 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire.
Before that, he had won against Tom Little on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat DL Jones on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London.
Gorman had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Kevin Johnson on 23rd March 2019 by points in the 10th round at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Razvan Cojanu on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sean Turner on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Morgan Dessaux on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
He had beat Mohamed Soltby on 11th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Dubois had been fighting more than Nathan Gorman.
Going to this contest, Daniel Dubois had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 6 days ago, while Nathan Gorman's last outing had been 4 years and 10 days ago.
Dubois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Gorman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Dubois vs Gorman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Dubois vs Gorman?
Dubois vs Gorman was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Dubois vs Gorman?
Daniel Dubois was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Nathan Gorman made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.
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