Convention Center, Florida, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Spong vs Silgado?
Tyrone Spong beat Santander Silgado by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 31st August 2018 at Convention Center in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Spong vs Silgado stats
Tyrone Spong stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Santander Silgado made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Spong had a large advantage in power over Silgado, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Silgado's 79%.
Tyrone Spong was the same age as Santander Silgado, at 35 years old.
Spong had a height advantage of 2 inches over Silgado.
Both Tyrone Spong & Santander Silgado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Spong was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 7 months later than Silgado, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 32 to Silgado's 104.
Tyrone Spong went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Spong's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Spong vs Silgado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Convention Center, Florida, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Spong vs Silgado?
Tyrone Spong was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Santander Silgado made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.