Ford Community Center, Michigan, United States
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Otto Wallin vs Rydell Booker report
Who won Wallin vs Booker?
Otto Wallin beat Rydell Booker by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 26th May 2022 at Ford Community Center in Michigan.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 100-90, 99-91 in favor of winner Otto Wallin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
The undercard featured the clash of Ergashev vs Veron.
Wallin vs Booker stats
Otto Wallin stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rydell Booker made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wallin had advantage in power over Booker, with a 61% knock out percentage over Booker's 50%.
Otto Wallin was the younger man by 10 years, at 32 years old.
Wallin had a height advantage of 3 inches over Booker. Despite this, Booker had 3-inch reach advantage.
Otto Wallin fought out of the southpaw stance, while Rydell Booker was an orthodox fighter.
Wallin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 year and 10 months later than Booker, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 145 to Booker's 181.
Otto Wallin went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Wallin vs Booker form
Wallin had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Kamil Sokolowski on 5th February 2022 by points in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Travis Kauffman on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Nick Kisner on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Wallin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Booker's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Wallin vs Booker start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Ford Community Center, Michigan, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Wallin vs Booker?
Otto Wallin was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Rydell Booker made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.
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