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Mar 06 2015
Friday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Flyweight
19-3-0 
TKO 8
TKO 8
17-0-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Bantamweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
27
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
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Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKOKOSDKO
Form
PTSSDKOUDUD
19
Wins
17
16
By KO
8
84
KO%
47
3
Loses
0
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2010

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Zolani Tete vs Paul Butler report


Who won Tete vs Butler?

Zolani Tete beat Paul Butler by technical knockout in the 8th round on Friday 6th March 2015 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

This contest was for the IBF super flyweight championship of the world.

Tete vs Butler stats

Back in March 2015, Zolani Tete stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0  draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Paul Butler made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Tete had a massive power advantage over Butler, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Butler's 47%.

Zolani Tete was the same age as Paul Butler, at 27 years old.

Tete had a height advantage of 3 inches over Butler.

Zolani Tete fought out of the southpaw stance, while Paul Butler was an orthodox fighter.

Tete was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Butler, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 79 less professional rounds, 189 to Butler's 268.

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Result

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Tete

Paul

Butler

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Fight Finished Early

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Zolani Tete

Paul Butler

108

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