Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Pitters vs Daku?
Shakan Pitters beat Farouk Daku by points in the 8th round on Friday 10th September 2021 at Skydome in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 80-70 in favor of winner Shakan Pitters.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Sam Eggington's and Bilel Jkitou's clash.
Pitters vs Daku stats
Shakan Pitters stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Farouk Daku made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 18 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Daku had a slight advantage in power over Pitters, with a 43% knock out percentage over Pitters' 33%.
Shakan Pitters was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.
Pitters had a height advantage of 9 inches over Daku.
Shakan Pitters fought out of the orthodox stance, while Farouk Daku was a southpaw.
Pitters was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 year and 10 months later than Daku, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 212 less professional rounds, 69 to Daku's 281.
Pitters vs Daku form
Pitters 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 lost to Craig Richards on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Chad Sugden on 22nd August 2020 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Production Studio, Redditch, Worcestershire.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dec Spelman on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Dmitrij Kalinovskij on 10th May 2019 by points in the 6th round at Indigo at The O2, London.
He had defeated Norbert Szekeres on 29th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Holte Suite, Villa Park, West Midlands.
Pitters' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Pitters vs Daku start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Pitters vs Daku?
Pitters vs Daku was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Pitters vs Daku?
Shakan Pitters was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Farouk Daku made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.