Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
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
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 older man by 1 year, at 35 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 76 less professional rounds, 189 to Butler's 265.
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