Centre Sportif Obercorn, Differdange, Luxembourg
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Makabu vs Bajzath?
Ilunga Makabu beat Tamas Bajzath by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 5th December 2014 at Centre Sportif Obercorn in Differdange.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Makabu vs Bajzath stats
Back in December 2014, Ilunga Makabu stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tamas Bajzath made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Makabu had a massive power advantage over Bajzath, boosting at 94% knock out percentage over Bajzath's 50%.
Ilunga Makabu was the younger man by 5 years, at 27 years old.
Ilunga Makabu fought out of the southpaw stance, while Tamas Bajzath was an orthodox fighter.
Makabu was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Bajzath, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 165 to Bajzath's 147.
Makabu's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Makabu vs Bajzath?
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