Oct 12 2019
Saturday

Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
Chazz Witherspoon
Witherspoon
United States flag
16-0-0
TKO 7
RTD 7
38-3-0

Your Scorecard

The tape

33
Age
38
6' 3" / 190 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
-
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOUDMDTKOUD
Form
RTDUDTKOTKOTKO
16
Wins
38
12
By KO
29
75
KO%
76
0
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2004

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
2
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
1
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Oleksandr Usyk vs Chazz Witherspoon report


Who won Usyk vs Witherspoon?

Oleksandr Usyk beat Chazz Witherspoon by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 12th October 2019 at Wintrust Arena in Illinois.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Oleksandr Usyk.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Also, on the undercard Dmitry Bivol was victorious over Lenin Castillo for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship and TJ Doheny beat Jesus Martinez.

Usyk vs Witherspoon stats

Back in October 2019, Oleksandr Usyk stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chazz Witherspoon made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Witherspoon had a slight advantage in power over Usyk, with a 76% knock out percentage over Usyk's 75%.

Oleksandr Usyk was the younger man by 5 years, at 33 years old.

Witherspoon had a height advantage of 1 inch over Usyk.

Oleksandr Usyk fought out of the southpaw stance, while Chazz Witherspoon was an orthodox fighter.

Usyk was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 10 months later than Witherspoon, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 177 to Witherspoon's 189.

Oleksandr Usyk went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA and 1 by the WBO at heavyweight.

Usyk vs Witherspoon form

Usyk remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tony Bellew on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight, IBF World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Murat Gassiev on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight, WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Mairis Briedis on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Before that, he had beat Marco Huck on 9th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Berlin, Germany.

He had defeated Michael Hunter on 8th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States.

Activity check

Usyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

What time did Usyk vs Witherspoon start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Usyk vs Witherspoon?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Usyk vs Witherspoon?

Oleksandr Usyk was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Chazz Witherspoon made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.

Also on this card

Oleksandr Usyk vs Chazz Witherspoon news

Usyk vs Witherspoon Full Fight Video

Usyk vs Witherspoon replay

Fighter photo
Fighter photo
Back to fight

Result

Oleksandr

Usyk

Chazz

Witherspoon

0

total score

0

Round 1

Usyk
draw
Witherspoon
Fight Finished Early

Fight ended in round

Winner announced as

back
edit
Go To My Scorecards

my scorecard

Oleksandr Usyk

Chazz Witherspoon

108

total

120

-

round 1

-

-

round 2

-

-

round 3

-

-

round 4

-

-

round 5

-

-

round 6

-

-

round 7

-

-

round 8

-

-

round 9

-

-

round 10

-

-

round 11

-

-

round 12

-

Discuss

Give us your thoughts on Usyk vs Witherspoon

Join Box.Live, it’s free!

Sign up