Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Haye vs Fournier?
David Haye beat Joe Fournier by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 80-71, 79-72, 79-72 in favor of winner David Haye.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Evander Holyfield losing to Vitor Belfort. Also, on the undercard Andy Vences lost to Jono Carroll and Anderson Silva defeated Tito Ortiz.
Haye vs Fournier stats
David Haye stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joe Fournier made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Fournier had a slight advantage in power over Haye, with a 100% knock out percentage over Haye's 93%.
David Haye was the older man by 2 years, at 40 years old.
Both David Haye & Joe Fournier fought out of an orthodox stance.
Haye was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 12 years and 10 months earlier than Fournier, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 138 to Fournier's 100.
Haye vs Fournier form
David Haye had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tony Bellew on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tony Bellew on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Arnold Gjergjaj on 21st May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Mark de Mori on 16th January 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Dereck Chisora on 14th July 2012 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Upton Park, West Ham.
Haye's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Haye vs Fournier start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Haye vs Fournier?
David Haye was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joe Fournier made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.