H Arena, Loire-Atlantique, France
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Yoka vs Wallisch?
Tony Yoka beat Michael Wallisch by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 28th September 2019 at H Arena in Loire-Atlantique.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Yoka vs Wallisch stats
Back in September 2019, Tony Yoka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Michael Wallisch made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yoka had advantage in power over Wallisch, with a 83% knock out percentage over Wallisch's 65%.
Tony Yoka was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Yoka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wallisch.
Both Tony Yoka & Michael Wallisch fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 7 year and 2 months later than Wallisch, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 81 to Wallisch's 117.
Yoka vs Wallisch form
Yoka had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alexander Dimitrenko on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Azur Arena, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Dave Allen on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cyril Leonet on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris.
Before that, he had defeated Ali Baghouz on 16th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at La Seine Musicale, Hauts-de-Seine.
He had won against Jonathan Rice on 14th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Zénith de Paris, Paris.
Yoka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What time did Yoka vs Wallisch start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at H Arena, Loire-Atlantique, 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 Wallisch?
Tony Yoka was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Michael Wallisch made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.