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Who won Parker vs Winters?
Joseph Parker beat Shawndell Terell Winters by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 29th February 2020 at The Ford Center at The Star in Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Mikey Garcia beating Jessie Vargas. Also, on the undercard Kal Yafai was overcome by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez for the WBA World Super Flyweight belt and Julio Cesar Martinez was victorious over Jay Harris for the WBC World Flyweight title.
Parker vs Winters stats
Back in February 2020, Joseph Parker stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shawndell Terell Winters made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Winters had advantage in power over Parker, with a 92% knock out percentage over Parker's 77%.
Joseph Parker was the younger man by 11 years, at 28 years old.
Parker had a height advantage of 2 inches over Winters.
Both Joseph Parker & Shawndell Terell Winters fought out of an orthodox stance.
Parker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Winters, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 185 more professional rounds, 238 to Winters' 53.
Joseph Parker went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Shawndell Terell Winters was ranked number 14 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Parker vs Winters form
Parker had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Anthony Joshua on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
He had beat Hughie Fury on 23rd September 2017 by majority decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Parker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Parker vs Winters start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Parker vs Winters?
Joseph Parker was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Shawndell Terell Winters made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.