Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales, Australia
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Opetaia vs Flanagan?
Jai Opetaia beat Mark Flanagan by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 16th November 2019 at Hordern Pavilion in New South Wales.
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).
Opetaia vs Flanagan stats
Jai Opetaia stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Flanagan made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Opetaia had a slight advantage in power over Flanagan, with a 78% knock out percentage over Flanagan's 71%.
Jai Opetaia was the younger man by 5 years, at 27 years old.
Jai Opetaia fought out of the southpaw stance, while Mark Flanagan was an orthodox fighter.
Opetaia was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 2 months later than Flanagan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 97 to Flanagan's 159.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jai Opetaia had been fighting more than Mark Flanagan.
Going to this contest, Jai Opetaia had last fought 3 years, 2 months and 14 days ago, while Mark Flanagan's last outing had been 4 years, 3 months and 10 days ago.
Opetaia's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Flanagan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.5 rounds on average.
What time did Opetaia vs Flanagan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Hordern Pavilion, New South Wales, Australia, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Opetaia vs Flanagan?
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