Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Prodan vs Marku?
Florian Marku beat Maxim Prodan by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th September 2021 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 94-96, 99-91 in favor of winner Florian Marku.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Anthony Joshua losing to Oleksandr Usyk for the WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lawrence Okolie beat Dilan Prasovic for the WBO World Cruiserweight belt and Callum Smith defeated Lenin Castillo.
Prodan vs Marku stats
Maxim Prodan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Florian Marku made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 1 draw, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Prodan had a slight advantage in power over Marku, with a 79% knock out percentage over Marku's 75%.
Maxim Prodan was the younger man by 29 years, at years old.
Marku had a height advantage of 1 inch over Prodan.
Maxim Prodan fought out of the orthodox stance, while Florian Marku was a southpaw.
Prodan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in , 3 years and 8 months earlier than Marku, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 100 to Marku's 59.
Prodan vs Marku form
Marku remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Rylan Charlton on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Jamie Stewart on 12th December 2020 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Muma Mweemba on 10th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at BT Sport Studio, London.
Before that, he had won against Nathan Bendon on 13th December 2019 by points in the 6th round at Planet Ice, Cheshire.
He had beat Miroslav Serban on 20th September 2019 by points in the 6th round at Indigo at The O2, London.
Marku's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Prodan vs Marku start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM BST at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 1:00 PM EST or 10:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Prodan vs Marku?
Maxim Prodan was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Florian Marku made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.