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Who won Hrgovic vs McKean?
Filip Hrgovic beat Demsey McKean by technical knockout in the 12th round on Saturday 12th August 2023 at O2 Arena in Greenwich.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Anthony Joshua beating Robert Helenius. Also, on the undercard Johnny Fisher defeated Harry Armstrong and Derek Chisora was victorious over Gerald Washington.
Hrgovic vs McKean stats
Filip Hrgovic stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Demsey McKean made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws.
Filip Hrgovic was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Hrgovic had 4-inch reach advantage.
Filip Hrgovic fought out of the orthodox stance, while Demsey McKean was a southpaw.
Hrgovic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 10 months later than McKean, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 73 to McKean's 120.
Filip Hrgovic went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 15 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 1 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Demsey McKean was ranked number 14 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Hrgovic vs McKean form
Hrgovic remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Zhilei Zhang on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emir Ahmatovic on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.
Before that, he had won against Rydell Booker on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
He had beat Alexandre Kartozia on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Struer Arena, Struer, Denmark.
McKean had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Patrick Korte on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at South Bank Piazza, South Brisbane, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ariel Esteban Bracamonte on 27th February 2022 by points in the 8th round at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Don Haynesworth on 19th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SNHU Arena, Manchester, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Kiki Toa Leutele on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mansfield Tavern, Mansfield, Australia.
He had beat Jonathan Rice on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Star, Gold Coast.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Filip Hrgovic had been fighting more than Demsey McKean.
Going to this contest, Filip Hrgovic had last fought 11 months and 23 days ago, while Demsey McKean's last outing had been 9 months and 28 days ago.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
McKean's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Hrgovic vs McKean start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at O2 Arena, Greenwich, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Hrgovic vs McKean?
Filip Hrgovic was a 1/7 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Demsey McKean made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Filip Hrgovic - KO||60%|
|Filip Hrgovic - Decision||20%|
|Demsey McKean - KO||20%|
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