Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Yoka vs Rice?
Tony Yoka beat Jonathan Rice by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 14th October 2017 at Zénith de Paris in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as 59-56, 60-54, 58-56 in favor of winner Tony Yoka.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Rice stats
Back in October 2017, Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 1 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jonathan Rice made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yoka had a massive power advantage over Rice, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Rice's 57%.
Tony Yoka was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rice. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Tony Yoka & Jonathan Rice fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 3 months later than Rice, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 81 to Rice's 107.
What were the odds on Yoka vs Rice?
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