Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Stevenson vs Simion?
Shakur Stevenson beat Viorel Simion by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 13th October 2018 at CHI Health Center in Nebraska.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Terence Crawford's and Jose Benavidez's clash for the WBO World Welterweight championship.
Stevenson vs Simion stats
Back in October 2018, Shakur Stevenson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Viorel Simion made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Stevenson had a slight advantage in power over Simion, with a 50% knock out percentage over Simion's 43%.
Shakur Stevenson was the younger man by 15 years, at 22 years old.
Stevenson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Simion.
Shakur Stevenson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Viorel Simion was an orthodox fighter.
Stevenson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 year and 11 months later than Simion, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 71 less professional rounds, 133 to Simion's 204.
Stevenson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Stevenson vs Simion start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at CHI Health Center, Nebraska, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Stevenson vs Simion?
Shakur Stevenson was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Viorel Simion made his way into the ring at 763/100 (+760) with oddsmakers.