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Who won Hrgovic vs Booker?
Filip Hrgovic beat Rydell Booker by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 7th November 2020 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Devin Haney beating Yuriorkis Gamboa for the WBC World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Zhilei Zhang defeated Devin Vargas.
Hrgovic vs Booker stats
Filip Hrgovic stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rydell Booker made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hrgovic had a massive power advantage over Booker, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Booker's 50%.
Filip Hrgovic was the younger man by 11 years, at 29 years old.
Hrgovic had a height advantage of 3 inches over Booker.
Both Filip Hrgovic & Rydell Booker fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hrgovic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 16 year and 1 month later than Booker, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 102 less professional rounds, 46 to Booker's 148.
Filip Hrgovic went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Hrgovic vs Booker form
Hrgovic remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alexandre Kartozia on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Struer Arena, Struer, Denmark.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eric Molina on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mario Heredia on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against Gregory Corbin on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
He had beat Kevin Johnson on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Booker's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Hrgovic vs Booker start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Hrgovic vs Booker?
Hrgovic vs Booker was broadcast on DAZN in the US.
What were the odds on Hrgovic vs Booker?
Filip Hrgovic was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rydell Booker made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.