Frederiksberg Hallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Fornling vs Morell?
Sven Fornling beat Jeppe Morell by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 5th January 2018 at Frederiksberg Hallerne in Copenhagen.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 27-30, 29-28 in favor of winner Sven Fornling.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Fornling vs Morell stats
Sven Fornling stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jeppe Morell made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fornling had advantage in power over Morell, with a 50% knock out percentage over Morell's 38%.
Sven Fornling was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Sven Fornling fought out of the orthodox stance, while Jeppe Morell was a southpaw.
Fornling was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Morell, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 89 to Morell's 69.
What were the odds on Fornling vs Morell?
Sven Fornling was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jeppe Morell made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.