Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Mbilli vs Nicholson?
Christian Mbilli beat Demond Nicholson by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 8th September 2023 at Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Claggett vs Valadez.
Mbilli vs Nicholson stats
Christian Mbilli stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Demond Nicholson made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw.
Christian Mbilli was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Nicholson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Mbilli. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Christian Mbilli & Demond Nicholson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mbilli was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 7 months later than Nicholson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 115 to Nicholson's 133.
Christian Mbilli went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Mbilli vs Nicholson form
Mbilli remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Carlos Gongora on 23rd March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had won against Vaughn Alexander on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Parc des expositions, Nantes, France.
Going into that contest, he had beat DeAndre Ware on 9th September 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada.
Before that, he had defeated Nadjib Mohammedi on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Montreal Casino, Quebec.
He had won against Ronald Ellis on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg, United States.
Mbilli's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Nicholson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Mbilli vs Nicholson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau, Canada, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Mbilli vs Nicholson?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Mbilli vs Nicholson?
Christian Mbilli was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Demond Nicholson made his way into the ring at 11/1 (+1100) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Christian Mbilli - Decision||50%|
|Demond Nicholson - KO||25%|
|Christian Mbilli - KO||25%|
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