Logan Metro Sports Centre, Crestmead, Australia
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Leapai vs Scott?
Malik Scott beat Alex Leapai by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 31st October 2014 at Logan Metro Sports Centre in Crestmead.
The scorecards were announced as 91-99, 92-98, 90-100 in favor of winner Malik Scott.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Leapai vs Scott stats
Alex Leapai stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Malik Scott made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Leapai had a massive power advantage over Scott, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Scott's 36%.
Alex Leapai was the older man by 1 year, at 42 years old.
Scott had a height advantage of 4 inches over Leapai. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Alex Leapai & Malik Scott fought out of an orthodox stance.
Leapai was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 3 year and 8 months later than Scott, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 230 to Scott's 256.
Leapai vs Scott form
Scott had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Tony Thompson on 30th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Venue at UCF, Orlando, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alex Leapai on 31st October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Logan Metro Sports Centre, Crestmead, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 15th March 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had beat Grover Young on 24th January 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, United States.
Hehad lost to Dereck Chisora on 20th July 2013 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Leapai's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Scott's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Leapai vs Scott?
Alex Leapai was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Malik Scott made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.