Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Yoka vs Allen?
Tony Yoka beat David Allen by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 23rd June 2018 at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports in Paris.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Allen stats
Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Allen made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Allen had a slight advantage in power over Yoka, with a 77% knock out percentage over Yoka's 75%.
Tony Yoka was the same age as David Allen, at 30 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 4 inches over Allen. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Yoka & David Allen fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 year and 5 months later than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 71 to Allen's 112.
Yoka vs Allen form
Allen had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jason Gavern on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Fabrice Aurieng on 24th October 2015 by points in the 6th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Jindrich Velecky on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Doncaster Dome, Doncaster.
He had defeated Larry Olubamiwo on 7th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.
Yoka's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Yoka vs Allen start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Yoka vs Allen?
Tony Yoka was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while David Allen made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.