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Daniel Dubois vs Kevin Lerena report
Who won Dubois vs Lerena?
Daniel Dubois beat Kevin Lerena by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the WBA heavyweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tyson Fury beating Derek Chisora for the WBC World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Yvan Mendy lost to Denys Berinchyk.
Dubois vs Lerena stats
Daniel Dubois stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Kevin Lerena made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Daniel Dubois was the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Dubois had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lerena.
Daniel Dubois fought out of the orthodox stance, while Kevin Lerena was a southpaw.
Dubois was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 4 months later than Lerena, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 144 less professional rounds, 63 to Lerena's 207.
Dubois vs Lerena form
Daniel Dubois had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Trevor Bryan on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Casino Miami Jai Alai, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Joe Cusumano on 29th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bogdan Dinu on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
Before 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.
He had defeated Ricardo Snijders on 29th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Lerena had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mariusz Wach on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa.
Previous to that, he had won against Bogdan Dinu on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Patrick Ferguson on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Before that, he had beat Firat Arslan on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at EWS Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
He had won against Sefer Seferi on 21st September 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Dubois had been fighting more than Kevin Lerena.
Going to this contest, Daniel Dubois had last fought 11 months and 25 days ago, while Kevin Lerena's last outing had been 8 months and 19 days ago.
Dubois' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Lerena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Dubois vs Lerena start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Dubois vs Lerena?
Dubois vs Lerena was broadcast on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Dubois vs Lerena?
Daniel Dubois was a 1/12 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Kevin Lerena made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.
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