Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Hawkins vs Matias I?
Subriel Matias beat Malik Hawkins by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 24th October 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Sergey Lipinets beating Custio Clayton for the IBF World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Xavier Martinez beat Claudio Marrero.
Hawkins vs Matias I stats
Malik Hawkins stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Subriel Matias made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Matias had a massive power advantage over Hawkins, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Hawkins' 61%.
Malik Hawkins was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.
Hawkins had a height advantage of 4 inches over Matias. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Malik Hawkins & Subriel Matias fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hawkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Matias, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 95 to Matias' 85.
Subriel Matias was ranked number 11 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Matias' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Hawkins vs Matias I start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Hawkins vs Matias I?
Malik Hawkins was a 18/25 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Subriel Matias made his way into the ring at 6/5 (+120) with oddsmakers.