WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Zhang vs Buchmueller?
Zhilei Zhang beat Eugen Buchmueller by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 20th July 2018 at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort in Iowa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Zhang vs Buchmueller stats
Zhilei Zhang stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eugen Buchmueller made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zhang had a slight advantage in power over Buchmueller, with a 78% knock out percentage over Buchmueller's 73%.
Zhilei Zhang was the younger man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Both Zhilei Zhang & Eugen Buchmueller fought out of a southpaw stance.
Zhang was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Buchmueller, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 69 to Buchmueller's 57.
Zhang vs Buchmueller form
Zhang remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Devin Vargas on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andriy Rudenko on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Going into that contest, he had beat Don Haynesworth on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Changsha social work college gymnasium, Changsha, China.
Before that, he had won against Eugen Buchmueller on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa, United States.
He had beat Byron Polley on 23rd September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Kansas.
Zhang's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Zhang vs Buchmueller?
Zhilei Zhang was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Eugen Buchmueller made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.