Wilder vs Breazeale

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  • Wilder vs Breazeale
  • 40-0-1 20-1-0
  • KO 1 KO 1
  • Saturday 18th May 2019
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • WBC World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • Tape
  • 33 age 33
  • 6' 7" / 201cm height 6' 7" / 201cm
  • 83.1" / 211cm reach 81.5" / 207cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • SD TKO KO TKO RTD < form KO RTD KO TKO RTD <
  • 40 wins 20
  • 39 by ko 18
  • 98% Ko% 90%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2012
  • tape rankings @ Heavyweight
  • WBA
  • WBC 4
  • WBO
  • IBF

Wilder vs Breazeale Info

Deontay Wilder beat Dominic Breazeale by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.

The fight took place over 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 Breazeale stats

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 40 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Dominic Breazeale made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Wilder had a slight advantage in power over Breazeale, with a 98% knock out percentage over Breazeale's 90%.

Deontay Wilder was the same age as Dominic Breazeale, at 35 years old.

Wilder had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder & Dominic Breazeale fought out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Breazeale, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 63 more professional rounds, 150 to Breazeale's 87.

Dominic Breazeale was ranked number 4 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.

Wilder vs Breazeale form

Deontay Wilder had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Gerald Washington on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had beat Chris Arreola on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

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.

Dominic Breazeale had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Carlos Negron on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Eric Molina on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Izuagbe Ugonoh on 25th February 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had been beaten by 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.

He had beat Amir Mansour on 23rd January 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Deontay Wilder had been fighting more than Dominic Breazeale.

Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 2 years 10 months and 18 days ago, while Dominic Breazeale's last outing had been 2 years and 30 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 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 2 years 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Breazeale start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 pm EST / 7:30 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:30 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Wilder vs Breazeale?

Wilder vs Breazeale was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

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