Commerzbank-Arena, Hessen, Germany
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Klitschko vs Peter?
Wladimir Klitschko beat Samuel Peter by knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 11th September 2010 at Commerzbank-Arena in Hessen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the IBF, WBO & The Ring belts on the line.
Klitschko vs Peter stats
Wladimir Klitschko stepped into the ring with a record of 54 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 47 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Samuel Peter made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Klitschko had a slight advantage in power over Peter, with a 87% knock out percentage over Peter's 79%.
Wladimir Klitschko was the older man by 4 years, at 45 years old.
Klitschko had a height advantage of 4 inches over Peter. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Wladimir Klitschko & Samuel Peter fought out of an orthodox stance.
Klitschko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Peter, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 158 more professional rounds, 369 to Peter's 211.
Klitschko's last 2 fights had come over a period of 12 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 years, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Klitschko vs Peter?
Wladimir Klitschko was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Samuel Peter made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.