Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Fitzgerald vs Fazekas?
Scott Fitzgerald beat Laszlo Fazekas by points in the 8th round on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Scott Fitzgerald.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Fitzgerald vs Fazekas stats
Scott Fitzgerald stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Laszlo Fazekas made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 30 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fitzgerald had advantage in power over Fazekas, with a 78% knock out percentage over Fazekas' 58%.
Scott Fitzgerald was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Fitzgerald had a height advantage of 2 inches over Fazekas.
Both Scott Fitzgerald & Laszlo Fazekas fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fitzgerald was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 53 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 10 months later than Fazekas, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 274 less professional rounds, 71 to Fazekas' 345.
Fitzgerald vs Fazekas form
Fitzgerald remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Anthony Fowler on 30th March 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Radoslav Mitev on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Craig Morris on 8th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, he had won against Laszlo Fazekas on 21st April 2018 by points in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had beat Ishmael Tetteh on 25th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Victoria Warehouse Hotel, Lancashire.
Fazekas had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ferenc Berki on 16th March 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Sporthall Budakalász, Budakalász, Hungary.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Catalin Paraschiveanu on 11th November 2017 by points in the 6th round at Sala Polivalenta Lascar Pana, Baia Mare, Romania.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Fowler on 21st October 2017 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Arena (formerly Odyssey Arena), Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had been beaten by Paulie Malignaggi on 26th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Teatro Principe, Milan, Italy.
Hehad lost to David Avanesyan on 7th December 2014 by points in the 10th round at Titanic Hotel, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Scott Fitzgerald had been fighting more than Laszlo Fazekas.
Going to this contest, Scott Fitzgerald had last fought 3 years, 1 month and 24 days ago, while Laszlo Fazekas' last outing had been 4 years, 2 months and 8 days ago.
Fitzgerald's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Fazekas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fitzgerald vs Fazekas?
Scott Fitzgerald was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Laszlo Fazekas made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.