Spiroudome Arena, Hainaut, Belgium
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Merhy vs Crenz?
Ryad Merhy beat Cesar David Crenz by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 4th May 2019 at Spiroudome Arena in Hainaut.
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).
Merhy vs Crenz stats
Ryad Merhy stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cesar David Crenz made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Merhy had a large advantage in power over Crenz, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Crenz's 57%.
Ryad Merhy was the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.
Both Ryad Merhy & Cesar David Crenz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Merhy was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 year later than Crenz, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 144 to Crenz's 142.
Merhy's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Merhy vs Crenz?
Ryad Merhy was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Cesar David Crenz made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.