Ozgul vs Yigit Info
Anthony Yigit beat Siar Ozgul by points in the 8th round on Friday 28th June 2019 at York Hall in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Anthony Yigit.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Ozgul vs Yigit stats
Siar Ozgul stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Yigit made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yigit had advantage in power over Ozgul, with a 35% knock out percentage over Ozgul's 20%.
Siar Ozgul was the younger man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Both Siar Ozgul & Anthony Yigit fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ozgul was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 months later than Yigit, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 115 to Yigit's 176.
Anthony Yigit was ranked number 14 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Ozgul vs Yigit form
Yigit had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sandro Hernandez on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Fraport Arena, Hessen, Germany.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ivan Baranchyk on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, New Orleans, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joe Hughes on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Sandor Martin on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Solnahallen, Stockholm, Sweden.
He had defeated Lenny Daws on 11th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton, United Kingdom.
Ozgul's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted 0 rounds on average.
Yigit's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Ozgul vs Yigit start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 pm EST or 12:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ozgul vs Yigit?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.