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Stephen Fulton vs Daniel Roman report
Who won Fulton vs Roman?
Stephen Fulton beat Daniel Roman by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th June 2022 at Armory in Minnesota.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 120-108, 119-109 in favor of winner Stephen Fulton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the unified super bantamweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBO belts on the line.
The undercard featured the clash of Morrell vs Henderson for the WBA World Super Middleweight championship.
Fulton vs Roman stats
Stephen Fulton stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Roman made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fulton had a slight advantage in power over Roman, with a 40% knock out percentage over Roman's 34%.
Stephen Fulton was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Fulton had a height advantage of 2 inches over Roman.
Both Stephen Fulton & Daniel Roman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fulton was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 year and 11 months later than Roman, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 102 less professional rounds, 143 to Roman's 245.
Daniel Roman was ranked number 2 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO in the 122lb division.
Fulton vs Roman form
Fulton remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Brandon Figueroa on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Park Theater, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Angelo Leo on 23rd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had won against Arnold Khegai on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Isaac Avelar on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Bert Ogden Arena, Texas.
He had defeated Paulus Ambunda on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.
Roman had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ricardo Espinoza on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Juan Carlos Payano on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Murodjon Akhmadaliev on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.
Before that, he had defeated TJ Doheny on 26th April 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
He had beat Gavin McDonnell on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Stephen Fulton had been fighting more than Daniel Roman.
Going to this contest, Stephen Fulton had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 24 days ago, while Daniel Roman's last outing had been 1 year, 10 months and 8 days ago.
Fulton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Roman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
What time did Fulton vs Roman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Armory, Minnesota, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Fulton vs Roman?
Fulton vs Roman was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Fulton vs Roman?
Stephen Fulton was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Roman made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.