Hollywood Casino, Ohio, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Franklin vs Fountain?
Jermaine Franklin beat Ed Fountain by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at Hollywood Casino in Ohio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Franklin vs Fountain stats
Jermaine Franklin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ed Fountain made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Franklin had a massive power advantage over Fountain, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Fountain's 42%.
Jermaine Franklin was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Jermaine Franklin fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ed Fountain was a southpaw.
Franklin's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Fountain's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 10 months later than Fountain, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 94 to Fountain's 81.
What were the odds on Franklin vs Fountain?
Jermaine Franklin was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ed Fountain made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.