Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Tabiti vs Kayode?
Andrew Tabiti beat Lateef Kayode by knockout in the 6th round on Friday 11th May 2018 at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Tabiti vs Kayode stats
Andrew Tabiti stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lateef Kayode made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tabiti had a slight advantage in power over Kayode, with a 80% knock out percentage over Kayode's 76%.
Andrew Tabiti was the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Kayode had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tabiti. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Andrew Tabiti & Lateef Kayode fought out of an orthodox stance.
Tabiti was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 11 months later than Kayode, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 86 to Kayode's 116.
Tabiti vs Kayode form
Tabiti had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Steve Cunningham on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Quantis Graves on 24th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Keith Tapia on 13th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Tamas Lodi on 29th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
He had beat Roberto Santos on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
Tabiti's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Kayode's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Tabiti vs Kayode?
Andrew Tabiti was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Lateef Kayode made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.