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Feb 25 2017
Saturday

Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
37-0-0 
TKO 5

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  • 39-37
  • 38-38
TKO 5
18-0-1

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WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
35
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
KOUDSDUDKO
37
Wins
18
36
By KO
12
97
KO%
67
0
Loses
0
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2012

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Deontay Wilder vs Gerald Washington report


Who won Wilder vs Washington?

Deontay Wilder beat Gerald Washington by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday, February 25th, 2017, at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

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 Washington stats

Back in February 2017, Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 37 wins, zero losses, and 0  draws, 36 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Gerald Washington made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 1 draw, with 12 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Wilder had a large advantage in power over Washington, boasting a 97% knockout percentage compared to Washington's 67%.

Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Wilder had a height advantage of 1 inch over Washington. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder and Gerald Washington fought out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Washington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, totaling 174 compared to Washington's 135.

Wilder vs Washington form

Wilder had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chris Arreola on July 16, 2016, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Artur Szpilka on January 16, 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 beaten Johann Duhaupas on September 26, 2015, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had won against Eric Molina on June 13, 2015, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Bartow Arena, Birmingham.

He had beaten Bermane Stiverne on January 17, 2015, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Washington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ray Austin on July 16, 2016, by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Eddie Chambers on April 30, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Amir Mansour on October 13, 2015, by split draw in their 10 round contest at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.

Before that, he had won against Jason Gavern on March 13, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.

He had defeated Mike Sheppard on December 11, 2014, by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 7 months and 9 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 7 months and 9 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 8 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Washington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Washington start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

What were the odds on Wilder vs Washington?

Deontay Wilder was a 1/20 (-2000) favorite going into the contest, while Gerald Washington made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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