Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Yoka vs Allen?
Tony Yoka beat Dave 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
Back in June 2018, 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.
Dave 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 Dave Allen, at 26 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 4 inches over Allen. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Yoka & Dave 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 40 less professional rounds, 81 to Allen's 121.
Yoka vs Allen form
Dave Allen had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat David Howe on 4th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Town Hall, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Lenroy Thomas on 3rd March 2018 by technical draw in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tom Dallas on 22nd July 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
Before that, he had been beaten by Lenroy Thomas on 27th May 2017 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield.
He had won against David Howe on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Yoka's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. 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 1 year, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 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 Dave Allen made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.