Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Fitzgerald vs Morris?
Scott Fitzgerald beat Craig Morris by technical knockout in the 10th round on Monday 8th October 2018 at Arena Birmingham in West Midlands.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Fitzgerald vs Morris stats
Scott Fitzgerald stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Craig Morris made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fitzgerald had a massive power advantage over Morris, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Morris' 30%.
Scott Fitzgerald was the same age as Craig Morris, at 30 years old.
Fitzgerald had a height advantage of 1 inch over Morris.
Scott Fitzgerald fought out of the orthodox stance, while Craig Morris was a southpaw.
Fitzgerald was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 10 months later than Morris, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 71 to Morris' 85.
Fitzgerald vs Morris form
Fitzgerald remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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 beat Radoslav Mitev on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Craig Morris on 8th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, he had beat Laszlo Fazekas on 21st April 2018 by points in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had defeated Ishmael Tetteh on 25th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Victoria Warehouse Hotel, Lancashire.
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.
What were the odds on Fitzgerald vs Morris?
Scott Fitzgerald was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Craig Morris made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.