Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Fowler vs Toms?
Anthony Fowler beat Ryan Toms by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Fowler vs Toms stats
Anthony Fowler stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Toms made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 14 loses and 3 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fowler had advantage in power over Toms, with a 80% knock out percentage over Toms' 60%.
Anthony Fowler was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Fowler had a height advantage of 1 inch over Toms.
Anthony Fowler fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ryan Toms was a southpaw.
Fowler was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 year and 11 months later than Toms, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 63 less professional rounds, 101 to Toms' 164.
Fowler vs Toms form
Anthony Fowler had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Liam Smith on 9th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rico Mueller on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jorge Fortea on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Adam Harper on 7th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
He had beat Jack Flatley on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Fowler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fowler vs Toms?
Anthony Fowler was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ryan Toms made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.