Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Fowler vs Rose?
Anthony Fowler beat Brian Rose by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 2nd August 2019 at Exhibition Centre in Merseyside.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 98-92, 97-93 in favor of winner Anthony Fowler.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Also, on the undercard Martin Bakole Ilunga was victorious over Ytalo Perea and Lewis Ritson beat Marek Jedrzejewski.
Fowler vs Rose stats
Anthony Fowler stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brian Rose made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fowler had a massive power advantage over Rose, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Rose's 26%.
Anthony Fowler was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Rose had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fowler.
Both Anthony Fowler & Brian Rose fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fowler was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 year and 5 months later than Rose, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 174 less professional rounds, 101 to Rose's 275.
Fowler vs Rose form
Fowler had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Adam Harper on 7th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jack Flatley on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Going into that contest, he had won against Harry Scarff on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had beat Brian Rose on 2nd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Exhibition Centre, Merseyside.
He had been beaten by Scott Fitzgerald on 30th March 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Brian Rose had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jack Arnfield on 25th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Matthew Macklin on 9th April 2016 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ruslans Pojonisevs on 21st November 2015 by points in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Carson Jones on 1st August 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Craven Park Stadium, Hull.
He had been beaten by Carson Jones on 14th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Winter Gardens, Blackpool.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Fowler had been fighting more than Brian Rose.
Going to this contest, Anthony Fowler had last fought 2 years and 3 days ago, while Brian Rose's last outing had been 5 years, 4 months and 16 days ago.
Fowler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Rose's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Fowler vs Rose start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Exhibition Centre, Merseyside, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Fowler vs Rose?
Anthony Fowler was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Brian Rose made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.