Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Allen vs Price?
David Price beat David Allen by on Saturday 20th July 2019 at The O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner David Price.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dillian Whyte beating Oscar Rivas for the WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Richard Riakporhe beat Chris Billam-Smith, Derek Chisora defeated Artur Szpilka and Lawrence Okolie was victorious over Mariano Angel Gudino.
Allen vs Price stats
David Allen stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Price made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Allen had a slight advantage in power over Price, with a 82% knock out percentage over Price's 79%.
David Allen was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Price had a height advantage of 5 inches over Allen. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both David Allen & David Price fought out of an orthodox stance.
Allen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 8 months later than Price, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 112 to Price's 113.
Allen vs Price form
Allen 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 lost to Dillian Whyte on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jason Gavern on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Fabrice Aurieng on 24th October 2015 by points in the 6th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Jindrich Velecky on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Doncaster Dome, Doncaster.
He had defeated Larry Olubamiwo on 7th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.
Price had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Alexander Povetkin on 31st March 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Kamil Sokolowski on 2nd December 2017 by points in the 6th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Christian Hammer on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Olympia, Kensington.
Before that, he had lost to Christian Hammer on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Olympia, London.
He had defeated Ivica Perkovic on 1st October 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Jahnsportforum, Neubrandenburg, Germany.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Price had been fighting more than David Allen.
Going to this contest, David Allen had last fought 6 years and 6 months ago, while David Price's last outing had been 4 years, 9 months and 30 days ago.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Price's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What time did Allen vs Price start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Allen vs Price?
David Allen was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while David Price made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.