MusikTeatret, Albertslund, Denmark
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Nielsen vs Larghetti?
Micki Nielsen beat Mirko Larghetti by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th March 2016 at MusikTeatret in Albertslund.
The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 116-112, 116-112 in favor of winner Micki Nielsen.
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).
Nielsen vs Larghetti stats
Micki Nielsen stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mirko Larghetti made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nielsen had a slight advantage in power over Larghetti, with a 70% knock out percentage over Larghetti's 67%.
Micki Nielsen was the younger man by 10 years, at 29 years old.
Nielsen had a height advantage of 3 inches over Larghetti.
Micki Nielsen fought out of the southpaw stance, while Mirko Larghetti was an orthodox fighter.
Nielsen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 5 months later than Larghetti, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 90 to Larghetti's 133.
Nielsen vs Larghetti form
Nielsen had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Johnny Muller on 11th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa.
Previous to that, he had beat Mirko Larghetti on 19th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MusikTeatret, Albertslund, Denmark.
Going into that contest, he had won against Konstantin Semerdjiev on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round at Brondby Hallen, Brondby.
Before that, he had beat Alejandro Emilio Valori on 12th September 2015 by knockout in the 4th round at Arena Nord, Frederikshavn.
He had defeated Ismail Abdoul on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Ballerup Super Arena, Ballerup.
Nielsen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nielsen vs Larghetti?
Micki Nielsen was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Mirko Larghetti made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.