Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Mati vs Linger?
Reshat Mati beat Dakota Linger by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 24th June 2023 at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Edgar Berlanga beating Jason Quigley. Also, on the undercard Adam Kownacki lost to Joe Cusumano.
Mati vs Linger stats
Back in June 2023, Reshat Mati stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Dakota Linger made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws.
Reshat Mati was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Mati had a height advantage of 3 inches over Linger.
Both Reshat Mati & Dakota Linger fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mati was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 6 months later than Linger, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 33 less professional rounds, 67 to Linger's 100.
Mati's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Mati vs Linger start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Mati vs Linger?
Reshat Mati was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Dakota Linger made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.