Whyte vs Wach Info
Dillian Whyte beat Mariusz Wach by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 7th December 2019 at Diriyah Arena in Diriyah.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 98-93, 97-93 in favor of winner Dillian Whyte.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Whyte vs Wach stats
Dillian Whyte stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mariusz Wach made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Whyte had advantage in power over Wach, with a 69% knock out percentage over Wach's 54%.
Dillian Whyte was the younger man by 8 years, at 32 years old.
Wach had a height advantage of 4 inches over Whyte. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Mariusz Wach fought out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 year later than Wach, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 104 less professional rounds, 155 to Wach's 259.
Dillian Whyte went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.
Whyte vs Wach form
Whyte had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Lucas Browne on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Robert Helenius on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Mariusz Wach had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 6th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Spodek, Katowice, Poland.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Artur Szpilka on 10th November 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Arena Gliwice, Gliwice.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 11th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Erkan Teper on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
He had beat Marcelo Luiz Nascimento on 14th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hala Azoty, Kedzierzyn Kozle, Poland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mariusz Wach had been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Going to this contest, Dillian Whyte had last fought 1 year and 22 days ago, while Mariusz Wach's last outing had been 1 year 4 months and 5 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Wach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 10 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Whyte vs Wach start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:30 pm UTC at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, which was 1:30 pm EST or 10:30 am PST on the West Coast of America, or 6:30 pm GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Whyte vs Wach?
Whyte vs Wach was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.