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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alex Leapai had been fighting more than Malik Scott.
Going to this contest, Alex Leapai had last fought 8 years and 23 days ago, while Malik Scott's last outing had been 8 years, 3 months and 25 days ago.
Leapai's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Scott's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years and 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 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.