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Anthony Fowler vs Scott Fitzgerald report
Who won Fowler vs Fitzgerald?
Scott Fitzgerald beat Anthony Fowler by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as 94-95, 96-94, 94-95 in favor of winner Scott Fitzgerald.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Liam Smith beating Sam Eggington. Also, on the undercard Joe Hughes lost to Robbie Davies Jnr for the BBBOC British Super Lightweight belt and David Price defeated Kash Ali.
Fowler vs Fitzgerald stats
Anthony Fowler stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Scott Fitzgerald made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Fowler had advantage in power over Fitzgerald, with a 89% knock out percentage over Fitzgerald's 75%.
Anthony Fowler was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Fowler had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fitzgerald.
Both Anthony Fowler & Scott Fitzgerald fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fowler was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 3 months later than Fitzgerald, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 101 to Fitzgerald's 71.
Fowler vs Fitzgerald form
Fowler had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Craig O’Brien on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Ryan Toms on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kalilou Dembele on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Laszlo Fazekas on 21st October 2017 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Arena (formerly Odyssey Arena), Northern Ireland.
He had won against Jay Byrne on 30th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Fowler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Fitzgerald's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Fowler vs Fitzgerald start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Fowler vs Fitzgerald?
Fowler vs Fitzgerald was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Fowler vs Fitzgerald?
Anthony Fowler was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Scott Fitzgerald made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.
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