Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Tony Yoka vs Travis Clark report
Who won Yoka vs Clark?
Tony Yoka beat Travis Clark by knockout in the 2nd round on Friday 2nd June 2017 at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles in Paris.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Clark stats
Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Travis Clark made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Clark had a massive power advantage over Yoka, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Yoka's 0%.
Tony Yoka was the younger man by 13 years, at 30 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 6 inches over Clark. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Yoka & Travis Clark fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 year and 11 months later than Clark, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 81 to Clark's 55.
Yoka vs Clark form
Yoka had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Martin Bakole Ilunga on 14th May 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Accord Hotels Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Petar Milas on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Roland Garros, Paris.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joel Tambwe Djeko on 5th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique.
Before that, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 27th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique.
He had won against Johann Duhaupas on 25th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Paris, Paris.
Yoka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
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