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Who won Szpilka vs Kownacki?
Adam Kownacki beat Artur Szpilka by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 15th July 2017 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Szpilka vs Kownacki stats
Back in July 2017, Artur Szpilka stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Adam Kownacki made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kownacki had a slight advantage in power over Szpilka, with a 80% knock out percentage over Szpilka's 75%.
Artur Szpilka was the same age as Adam Kownacki, at 28 years old.
Szpilka had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kownacki. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Artur Szpilka & Adam Kownacki fought out of an orthodox stance.
Szpilka was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year earlier than Kownacki, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 116 less professional rounds, 0 to Kownacki's 116.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Adam Kownacki had been fighting more than Artur Szpilka.
Going to this contest, Artur Szpilka had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 29 days ago, while Adam Kownacki's last outing had been 6 months and 1 day ago.
Szpilka's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.7 rounds on average.
Kownacki's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.
What time did Szpilka vs Kownacki start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:30 PM EST / 5:30 PM PST at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, United States, which was around 1:30 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Szpilka vs Kownacki?
Szpilka vs Kownacki was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Szpilka vs Kownacki?
Artur Szpilka was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Adam Kownacki made his way into the ring at 16/5 (+320) with oddsmakers.