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
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.
Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Scott's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years and 5 months. 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.