Belts on The Line
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Who won Stiverne vs Bryan?
Trevor Bryan beat Bermane Stiverne by technical knockout in the 11th round on Friday 29th January 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the WBA heavyweight championship of the world.
Stiverne vs Bryan stats
Bermane Stiverne stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Trevor Bryan made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Stiverne had advantage in power over Bryan, with a 84% knock out percentage over Bryan's 70%.
Bermane Stiverne was the older man by 10 years, at 42 years old.
Bryan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stiverne. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Bermane Stiverne & Trevor Bryan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Stiverne was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Bryan, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 125 to Bryan's 85.
Trevor Bryan was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Stiverne vs Bryan form
Stiverne had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Joe Joyce on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Derric Rossy on 14th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 17th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Chris Arreola on 10th May 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Bryan remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated BJ Flores on 11th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Celebrity Theater, Arizona, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Francois Russell on 15th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Derby Park Expo, Kentucky.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sandy Antonio Soto on 27th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Casa de los Clubes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Before that, he had defeated Galen Brown on 2nd July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Teamsters Hall, Pennsylvania, United States.
Hehad beat Derric Rossy on 28th August 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The D Hotel & Casino, Nevada.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Trevor Bryan had been fighting more than Bermane Stiverne.
Going to this contest, Bermane Stiverne had last fought 2 years, 8 months and 1 day ago, while Trevor Bryan's last outing had been 3 years, 2 months and 13 days ago.
Stiverne's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Bryan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Stiverne vs Bryan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Stiverne vs Bryan?
Bermane Stiverne was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Trevor Bryan made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.