Belts on The Line
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Who won Okolie vs Prasovic?
Lawrence Okolie beat Dilan Prasovic by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 25th September 2021 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 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 contest was for the WBO cruiserweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Anthony Joshua losing to Oleksandr Usyk for the WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Callum Smith defeated Lenin Castillo and Maxim Prodan was defeated by Florian Marku.
Okolie vs Prasovic stats
Lawrence Okolie stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dilan Prasovic made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Okolie had a slight advantage in power over Prasovic, with a 81% knock out percentage over Prasovic's 80%.
Lawrence Okolie was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Both Lawrence Okolie & Dilan Prasovic fought out of an orthodox stance.
Okolie was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 5 months later than Prasovic, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 72 to Prasovic's 59.
Dilan Prasovic was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 200lb division.
Okolie vs Prasovic form
Okolie remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Krzysztof Glowacki on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Nikodem Jezewski on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yves Ngabu on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Mariano Angel Gudino on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at O2 Arena, London.
He had beat 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.
Okolie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Okolie vs Prasovic start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Okolie vs Prasovic?
Lawrence Okolie was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Dilan Prasovic made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.