Szpilka vs Wach Info
Artur Szpilka beat Mariusz Wach by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 10th November 2018 at Arena Gliwice in Gliwice.
The scorecards were announced as 93-96, 95-94, 97-93 in favor of winner Artur Szpilka.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Szpilka vs Wach stats
Artur Szpilka stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mariusz Wach made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Szpilka had advantage in power over Wach, with a 71% knock out percentage over Wach's 52%.
Artur Szpilka was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Wach had a height advantage of 4 inches over Szpilka. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Artur Szpilka & Mariusz Wach fought out of an orthodox stance.
Szpilka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 5 months later than Wach, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 259 less professional rounds, to Wach's 259.
Szpilka vs Wach form
Szpilka 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 beat Dominick Guinn on 25th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Adam Kownacki on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 16th January 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had beat Yasmany Consuegra on 14th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Prudential Center, New Jersey.
Wach had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 11th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Erkan Teper on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marcelo Luiz Nascimento on 14th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hala Azoty, Kedzierzyn Kozle, Poland.
Before that, he had lost to Alexander Povetkin on 4th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Tatneft Arena, Kazan, Russia.
He had defeated Konstantin Airich on 19th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hala Widowiskow - Sportowa, ul. Świętokrzyska 11, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mariusz Wach had been fighting more than Artur Szpilka.
Going to this contest, Artur Szpilka had last fought 2 years 4 months and 28 days ago, while Mariusz Wach's last outing had been 2 years 11 months and 12 days ago.
Szpilka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Wach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Szpilka vs Wach start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, Poland, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.