Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Ortiz vs Allen?
Luis Ortiz beat Dave Allen by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 10th December 2016 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Ortiz vs Allen stats
Back in December 2016, Luis Ortiz stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dave Allen made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ortiz had advantage in power over Allen, with a 85% knock out percentage over Allen's 67%.
Luis Ortiz was the older man by 13 years, at 38 years old.
Ortiz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Allen. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Luis Ortiz fought out of the southpaw stance, while Dave Allen was an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 180 to Allen's 121.
Ortiz vs Allen form
Ortiz had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Malik Scott on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had beat Tony Thompson on 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at DC Armory, Washington, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Bryant Jennings on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Before that, he had beat Matias Ariel Vidondo on 17th October 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Byron Polley on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Allen had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jason Gavern on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Fabrice Aurieng on 24th October 2015 by points in the 6th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Jindrich Velecky on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Doncaster Dome, Doncaster.
He had won against Larry Olubamiwo on 7th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luis Ortiz had been fighting more than Dave Allen.
Going to this contest, Luis Ortiz had last fought 28 days ago, while Dave Allen's last outing had been 4 months and 10 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
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