Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska, United States
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Gvozdyk vs Baker?
Oleksandr Gvozdyk beat Craig Baker by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 19th August 2017 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Nebraska.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Gvozdyk vs Baker stats
Oleksandr Gvozdyk stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Craig Baker made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Gvozdyk and Baker have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Both Oleksandr Gvozdyk & Craig Baker fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gvozdyk was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 7 months later than Baker, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 98 to Baker's 61.
Gvozdyk vs Baker form
Oleksandr Gvozdyk had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Craig Baker on 19th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Yunieski Gonzalez on 8th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Going into that contest, he had beat Isaac Chilemba on 19th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Tommy Karpency on 23rd July 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Nadjib Mohammedi on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Gvozdyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Gvozdyk vs Baker start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska, United States, which was around 4:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Gvozdyk vs Baker?
Oleksandr Gvozdyk was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Craig Baker made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.