La Seine Musicale, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Tony Yoka vs Ali Baghouz report
Who won Yoka vs Baghouz?
Tony Yoka beat Ali Baghouz by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 16th December 2017 at La Seine Musicale in Hauts-de-Seine.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Baghouz stats
Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ali Baghouz made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Baghouz had a slight advantage in power over Yoka, with a 60% knock out percentage over Yoka's 50%.
Tony Yoka was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 5 inches over Baghouz.
Both Tony Yoka & Ali Baghouz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 8 months later than Baghouz, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 81 to Baghouz's 40.
Yoka vs Baghouz form
Tony Yoka had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Michael Wallisch on 28th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Azur Arena, Alpes-Maritimes.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Allen on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
Before that, he had won against Cyril Leonet on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
He had beat Ali Baghouz on 16th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at La Seine Musicale, Hauts-de-Seine.
Yoka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
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