Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Wilder vs Arreola?
Deontay Wilder beat Chris Arreola by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 16th July 2016 at Legacy Arena in Birmingham.
The scorecards were announced as 80-71, 80-71, 79-72 in favor of winner Deontay Wilder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.
Wilder vs Arreola stats
Back in July 2016, Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 36 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Arreola made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wilder had advantage in power over Arreola, with a 97% knock out percentage over Arreola's 86%.
Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Wilder had a height advantage of 4 inches over Arreola. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Chris Arreola fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 year and 2 months later than Arreola, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 162 to Arreola's 234.
Wilder vs Arreola form
Wilder had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Artur Szpilka on 16th January 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Johann Duhaupas on 26th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Going into that contest, he had beat Eric Molina on 13th June 2015 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Bartow Arena, Birmingham.
Before that, he had won against Bermane Stiverne on 17th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Malik Scott on 15th March 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Arreola's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
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