Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Masson vs Turchi?
Floyd Masson beat Fabio Turchi by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 1st April 2023 at Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 115-112, 115-112 in favor of winner Floyd Masson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Masson vs Turchi stats
Back in April 2023, Floyd Masson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Fabio Turchi made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Floyd Masson was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Floyd Masson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Fabio Turchi was an orthodox fighter.
Masson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 2 year and 11 months later than Turchi, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 67 to Turchi's 114.
Floyd Masson went into the fight ranked number 15 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Fabio Turchi was ranked number 9 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Masson vs Turchi form
Turchi 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 lost to Richard Riakporhe on 11th June 2022 by in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dylan Bregeon on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia, Italy.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nikolajs Grisunins on 23rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia.
Before that, he had been beaten by Tommy McCarthy on 11th October 2019 by split decision in their 12 round contest at PalaTrento, Trentino-Alto Adige.
He had defeated Sami Enbom on 26th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana.
Turchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Masson vs Turchi start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane, Australia, which was 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Masson vs Turchi?
Floyd Masson was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Fabio Turchi made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.