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 9 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 vs Karpency form
Stevenson had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Andrzej Fonfara on 3rd June 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had won against Thomas Williams Jr on 29th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tommy Karpency on 11th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto.
Before that, he had defeated Sakio Bika on 4th April 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Light heavyweight and The Ring Light Heavyweight championship fight at Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City.
He had won against Dmitry Sukhotsky on 19th December 2014 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City.
Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 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.