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Lawrence Okolie vs Wadi Camacho report
Who won Okolie vs Camacho?
Lawrence Okolie beat Wadi Camacho by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Copper Box Arena in London.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Charlie Edwards beating Angel Moreno for the WBC World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Joshua Buatsi beat Liam Conroy for the BBBOC British Light heavyweight belt.
Okolie vs Camacho stats
Lawrence Okolie stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Wadi Camacho made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Okolie had advantage in power over Camacho, with a 73% knock out percentage over Camacho's 57%.
Lawrence Okolie was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Okolie had a height advantage of 2 inches over Camacho.
Both Lawrence Okolie & Wadi Camacho fought out of an orthodox stance.
Okolie was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 1 month later than Camacho, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 59 less professional rounds, 96 to Camacho's 155.
Lawrence Okolie went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA and 10 by the WBO at cruiserweight.
Okolie vs Camacho form
Okolie remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Wadi Camacho on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight and CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Matty Askin on 22nd September 2018 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luke Watkins on 6th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their CBC Commonwealth Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had defeated Isaac Chamberlain on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Antonio Sousa on 13th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Okolie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Okolie vs Camacho start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Okolie vs Camacho?
Okolie vs Camacho was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Okolie vs Camacho?
Lawrence Okolie was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Wadi Camacho made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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