Baltiska Hallen, Malmo, Sweden
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Fornling vs Sherifi?
Sven Fornling beat Arijan Sherifi by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Baltiska Hallen in Malmo.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 99-91, 99-91 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 Sherifi stats
Sven Fornling stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arijan Sherifi made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Fornling had a slight advantage in power over Sherifi, with a 55% knock out percentage over Sherifi's 54%.
Sven Fornling was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Both Sven Fornling & Arijan Sherifi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fornling's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sherifi's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 months later than Sherifi, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 89 to Sherifi's 69.
What were the odds on Fornling vs Sherifi?
Sven Fornling was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Arijan Sherifi made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.