Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Riley vs Taj?
Viddal Riley beat Anees Taj by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 11th February 2023 at Wembley Arena in Wembley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adam Azim beating Santos Reyes. Also, on the undercard Zak Chelli defeated Anthony Sims Jr and Tyler Denny was victorious over Brad Pauls.
Riley vs Taj stats
Back in February 2023, Viddal Riley stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Anees Taj made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Viddal Riley was the younger man by 1 year, at 25 years old.
Riley had a height advantage of 1 inch over Taj.
Both Viddal Riley & Anees Taj fought out of an orthodox stance.
Riley was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Taj, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 38 to Taj's 31.
Riley vs Taj form
Riley remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ross McGuigan on 12th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Willbeforce Shihepo on 19th February 2022 by points in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Going into that contest, he had beat Austine Nnamdi on 3rd May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 4 round contest at FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Mitchell Spangler on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Julio Manuel Gonzalez on 30th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Big Punch Arena, Baja California, Mexico.
Riley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Riley vs Taj start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Riley vs Taj?
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