Legacy Arena, Alabama, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Caleb Plant vs Thomas Awimbono report
Who won Plant vs Awimbono?
Caleb Plant beat Thomas Awimbono by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th February 2017 at Legacy Arena in Alabama.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-89, 99-90 in favor of winner Caleb Plant.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Plant vs Awimbono stats
Caleb Plant stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Awimbono made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Awimbono had advantage in power over Plant, with a 84% knock out percentage over Plant's 71%.
Caleb Plant was the younger man by 12 years, at 30 years old.
Plant had a height advantage of 3 inches over Awimbono. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Caleb Plant & Thomas Awimbono fought out of an orthodox stance.
Plant was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 8 months later than Awimbono, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 154 to Awimbono's 195.
Plant vs Awimbono form
Plant 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 defeated Anthony Dirrell on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Canelo Alvarez on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Caleb Truax on 30th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had beat Vincent Feigenbutz on 15th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee.
He had won against Mike Lee on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Plant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
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