Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Wilder vs Scott?
Deontay Wilder beat Malik Scott by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 15th March 2014 at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Wilder vs Scott stats
Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Malik Scott made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wilder had a massive power advantage over Scott, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Scott's 36%.
Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Wilder had a height advantage of 3 inches over Scott. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Malik Scott fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 year later than Scott, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 95 less professional rounds, 161 to Scott's 256.
Wilder vs Scott 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 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Artur Szpilka on 16th January 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Johann Duhaupas on 26th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Bermane Stiverne on 17th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Scott's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 1 month and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wilder vs Scott?
Deontay Wilder was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Malik Scott made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.