Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Hooper vs Quinlan?
Damien Hooper beat Renold Quinlan by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland.
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).
Hooper vs Quinlan stats
Back in April 2018, Damien Hooper stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Renold Quinlan made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Damien Hooper was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Hooper had a height advantage of 4 inches over Quinlan.
Both Damien Hooper & Renold Quinlan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hooper's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Quinlan's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 8 months later than Quinlan, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 72 more professional rounds, 72 to Quinlan's 0.
Damien Hooper went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBO at light heavyweight.
Hooper vs Quinlan form
Renold Quinlan had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Chris Eubank Jr on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Geale on 14th October 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Silverdome Basketball Stadium, Launceston, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michael Van Nimwegen on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 8th round at Alexandria Basketball Stadium, Perry Park.
Before that, he had defeated Ricardo Marcelo Ramallo on 27th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.
He had been beaten by Jake Carr on 3rd December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Horden Pavilion, Moore Park.
Quinlan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Hooper vs Quinlan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 AM UTC at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Hooper vs Quinlan?
Damien Hooper was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Renold Quinlan made his way into the ring at 81/50 (+160) with oddsmakers.