Feb 25 2017
Saturday

Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States

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

Score cards

  • 38-38
  • 39-37
  • 38-38
TKO 5
18-0-1

Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
39
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

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

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBO
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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 25th February 2017 at Legacy Arena in 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

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 37 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 36 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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

The stats suggested Wilder had a large advantage in power over Washington, boosting at 97% knock out percentage over Washington's 67%.

Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

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

Both Deontay Wilder & 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 33 more professional rounds, 150 to Washington's 117.

Wilder vs Washington form

Deontay Wilder had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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 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.

Gerald Washington had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Robert Helenius on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Armory, Minnesota, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Adam Kownacki on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Hehad defeated Ray Austin on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 3 years, 3 months and 19 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 9 days ago.

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

Washington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 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 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Gerald Washington made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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