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Who won Yoka vs Duhaupas?
Tony Yoka beat Johann Duhaupas by technical knockout in the 1st round on Friday 25th September 2020 at Paris in Paris.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Duhaupas stats
Back in September 2020, Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Johann Duhaupas made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yoka had advantage in power over Duhaupas, with a 86% knock out percentage over Duhaupas' 66%.
Tony Yoka was the younger man by 11 years, at 28 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Duhaupas. Despite this, Duhaupas had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Yoka & Johann Duhaupas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 36 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 13 year and 3 months later than Duhaupas, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 145 less professional rounds, 81 to Duhaupas' 226.
Tony Yoka went into the fight ranked number 11 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Yoka vs Duhaupas form
Tony Yoka had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Michael Wallisch on 28th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Azur Arena, Alpes-Maritimes.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dave Allen on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
Before that, he had won against Cyril Leonet on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
He had beat Ali Baghouz on 16th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at La Seine Musicale, Hauts-de-Seine.
Duhaupas had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Robert Helenius on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marcelo Luiz Nascimento on 5th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Gymnase du Lycee Technique de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 26th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.
He had defeated Manuel Charr on 10th April 2015 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tony Yoka had been fighting more than Johann Duhaupas.
Going to this contest, Tony Yoka had last fought 11 months and 28 days ago, while Johann Duhaupas' last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 28 days ago.
Yoka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Duhaupas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Yoka vs Duhaupas start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Paris, Paris, France, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Yoka vs Duhaupas?
Tony Yoka was a 3/50 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Johann Duhaupas made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.