Barclays Center, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Stevens vs Omotoso?
Wale Omotoso beat Curtis Stevens by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adam Kownacki beating Chris Arreola. Also, on the undercard Marcus Browne lost to Jean Pascal for the WBA Interim World Light heavyweight belt.
Stevens vs Omotoso stats
Curtis Stevens stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Wale Omotoso made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Omotoso had a slight advantage in power over Stevens, with a 78% knock out percentage over Stevens' 73%.
Curtis Stevens was the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Omotoso had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stevens. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Curtis Stevens & Wale Omotoso fought out of an orthodox stance.
Stevens was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Omotoso, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 178 to Omotoso's 172.
Stevens vs Omotoso form
Curtis Stevens had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to David Lemieux on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Patrick Teixeira on 7th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Hassan N’Dam on 1st October 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barker Hangar, Santa Monica.
Before that, he had beat Tureano Johnson on 4th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
He had defeated Patrick Majewski on 24th January 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Resorts International, Atlantic City.
Stevens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Stevens vs Omotoso start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Stevens vs Omotoso?
Curtis Stevens was a 9/25 (-277) favourite going into the contest, while Wale Omotoso made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.