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Who won Whyte vs Parker?
Dillian Whyte beat Joseph Parker by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 28th July 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 113-112, 115-110, 114-111 in favor of winner Dillian Whyte.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Dereck Chisora was victorious over Carlos Takam, Conor Benn beat Cedrick Peynaud, Nick Webb was overcome by David Allen and Anthony Fowler was victorious over Craig O’Brien.
Whyte vs Parker stats
Dillian Whyte stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joseph Parker made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Parker had a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 75% knock out percentage over Whyte's 74%.
Dillian Whyte was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Whyte had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Joseph Parker fought out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Parker, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 170 to Parker's 212.
Dillian Whyte went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Joseph Parker was ranked number 6 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Whyte vs Parker form
Whyte had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alexander Povetkin on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Povetkin on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had beat Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Parker had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Junior Fa on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Before that, he had beat Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
He had won against Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joseph Parker had been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Going to this contest, Dillian Whyte had last fought 1 year, 6 months and 6 days ago, while Joseph Parker's last outing had been 9 months and 15 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Parker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
What time did Whyte vs Parker start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Whyte vs Parker?
Whyte vs Parker was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Whyte vs Parker?
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