Metrodome, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Wale vs Foster?
Brad Foster beat Josh Wale by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 8th March 2019 at Metrodome in Yorkshire.
The scorecards were announced as 111-119, 111-117, 112-117 in favor of winner Brad Foster.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Wale vs Foster stats
Josh Wale stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 13 draws.
Brad Foster made his way to the ring with a record of 0 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws.
The stats suggested that Wale and Foster have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Josh Wale was the older man by 10 years, at 33 years old.
Wale had a height advantage of 1 inch over Foster.
Both Josh Wale & Brad Foster fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wale was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 9 years and 1 month earlier than Foster, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 188 more professional rounds, 296 to Foster's 108.
Wale vs Foster form
Wale 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 Gamal Yafai on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Dmitrijs Gutmans on 14th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Doncaster Dome, Doncaster.
Going into that contest, he had won against Simas Volosinas on 13th February 2016 by points in the 6th round at Dearne Valley Leisure Centre, Denaby Main.
Before that, he had been beaten by Leigh Wood on 24th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
He had beat Dai Davies on 30th May 2015 by points in the 10th round at Magna Centre, Rotherham.
Wale's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wale vs Foster?
Josh Wale was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Brad Foster made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.