VS
May 25 2019
Saturday

MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States

10 round contest @ Heavyweight
Fabio Maldonado
Maldonado
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16-1-0
TKO 2
TKO 2
26-2-0

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The tape

30
Age
39
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
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79.5" / 202 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOKOUDUD
Form
UDUDKOKOTKO
16
Wins
26
11
By KO
25
69
KO%
96
1
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2002

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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12
WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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11
IBF
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Michael Hunter vs Fabio Maldonado report


Who won Hunter vs Maldonado?

Michael Hunter beat Fabio Maldonado by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday, May 25th, 2019, at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

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 Antonio Moran. Also on the undercard Filip Hrgovic beat Gregory Corbin, and Jessica McCaskill defeated Anahi Esther Sanchez.

Hunter vs Maldonado stats

Back in May 2019, Michael Hunter stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Fabio Maldonado made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Maldonado had a large advantage in power over Hunter, boasting a 96% knockout percentage compared to Hunter's 69%.

Michael Hunter was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.

Both Michael Hunter and Fabio Maldonado fought out of an orthodox stance.

Hunter was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 years and 10 months later than Maldonado, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 63 more professional rounds, totaling 144 compared to Maldonado's 81.

Michael Hunter went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA, and 11 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Hunter vs Maldonado form

Hunter had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Alexander Ustinov on November 24, 2018, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Prior to that, he had beaten Martin Bakole Ilunga on October 13, 2018, by technical knockout in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on April 8, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States.

Before that, he had won against Isiah Thomas on May 13, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Phil Williams on February 27, 2016, by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

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Hunter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 28 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

What time did Hunter vs Maldonado start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Hunter vs Maldonado?

Hunter vs Maldonado was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Hunter vs Maldonado?

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