Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Fury vs Kassi?
Hughie Fury beat Fred Kassi by technical decision in their 7 round contest on Saturday 30th April 2016 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 69-66, 70-64, 69-65 in favor of winner Hughie Fury.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Fury vs Kassi stats
Hughie Fury stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fred Kassi made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kassi had a slight advantage in power over Fury, with a 56% knock out percentage over Fury's 53%.
Hughie Fury was the younger man by 15 years, at 27 years old.
Fury had a height advantage of 6 inches over Kassi.
Both Hughie Fury & Fred Kassi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fury was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 year and 3 months later than Kassi, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, 160 to Kassi's 110.
Fury's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fury vs Kassi?
Hughie Fury was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Fred Kassi made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.