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Who won Wallin vs Breazeale?
Otto Wallin beat Dominic Breazeale by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th February 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 118-110, 116-112 in favor of winner Otto Wallin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adrien Broner beating Jovanie Santiago. Also, on the undercard Robert Easter Jr beat Ryan Martin.
Wallin vs Breazeale stats
Otto Wallin stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dominic Breazeale made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Breazeale had a large advantage in power over Wallin, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Wallin's 67%.
Otto Wallin was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Breazeale had a height advantage of 1 inch over Wallin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Otto Wallin fought out of the southpaw stance, while Dominic Breazeale was an orthodox fighter.
Wallin was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 months later than Breazeale, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 137 to Breazeale's 99.
Otto Wallin went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBA and 14 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Wallin vs Breazeale form
Wallin had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Travis Kauffman on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Nick Kisner on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had beat Adrian Granat on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gaerdehov Icehockey Arena, Sundsvall, Sweden.
He had won against Srdan Govedarica on 27th January 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
Dominic Breazeale had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Carlos Negron on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eric Molina on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had won against Izuagbe Ugonoh on 25th February 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
He had lost to Anthony Joshua on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Otto Wallin had been fighting more than Dominic Breazeale.
Going to this contest, Otto Wallin had last fought 2 years and 1 day ago, while Dominic Breazeale's last outing had been 3 years, 2 months and 29 days ago.
Wallin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Breazeale's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Wallin vs Breazeale start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Wallin vs Breazeale?
Wallin vs Breazeale was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Wallin vs Breazeale?
Otto Wallin was a 7/20 (-285) favourite going into the contest, while Dominic Breazeale made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.