York Hall, London, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won McKenzie vs Askin?
Ovill McKenzie beat Matty Askin by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 27th March 2015 at York Hall in London.
The scorecards were announced as 116-109, 115-111, 113-113 in favor of winner Ovill McKenzie.
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).
McKenzie vs Askin stats
Ovill McKenzie stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Matty Askin made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Askin had a slight advantage in power over McKenzie, with a 59% knock out percentage over McKenzie's 52%.
Ovill McKenzie was the older man by 9 years, at 41 years old.
Askin had a height advantage of 4 inches over McKenzie.
Both Ovill McKenzie & Matty Askin fought out of an orthodox stance.
McKenzie was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Askin, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 187 to Askin's 149.
McKenzie vs Askin form
Askin had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Stephen Simmons on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Craig Kennedy on 26th May 2017 by knockout in the 6th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Tommy McCarthy on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.
Hehad beat Simon Barclay on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
McKenzie's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Askin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on McKenzie vs Askin?
Ovill McKenzie was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Matty Askin made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.