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Joe Joyce vs Ivica Bacurin report
Who won Joyce vs Bacurin?
Joe Joyce beat Ivica Bacurin by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 15th June 2018 at York Hall in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Joyce vs Bacurin stats
Joe Joyce stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ivica Bacurin made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 13 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Joyce had a massive power advantage over Bacurin, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Bacurin's 63%.
Joe Joyce was the younger man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Joyce had a height advantage of 4 inches over Bacurin.
Both Joe Joyce & Ivica Bacurin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 40 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 year and 6 months later than Bacurin, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 129 less professional rounds, 80 to Bacurin's 209.
Joyce's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Bacurin's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Joyce vs Bacurin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Joyce vs Bacurin?
Joyce vs Bacurin was broadcast on Dave in the UK.
What were the odds on Joyce vs Bacurin?
Joe Joyce was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Ivica Bacurin made his way into the ring at 25/1 (+2500) with oddsmakers.
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