Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto, Canada
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Stevenson vs Karpency?
Adonis Stevenson beat Tommy Karpency by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 11th September 2015 at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This contest was for the unified light heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Stevenson vs Karpency stats
Adonis Stevenson stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tommy Karpency made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Stevenson had a large advantage in power over Karpency, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Karpency's 56%.
Adonis Stevenson was the older man by 8 years, at 44 years old.
Karpency had a height advantage of 1 inch over Stevenson. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Adonis Stevenson & Tommy Karpency fought out of a southpaw stance.
Stevenson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 4 months later than Karpency, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 154 to Karpency's 168.
Stevenson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Stevenson vs Karpency?
Adonis Stevenson was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Tommy Karpency made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.