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Zhilei Zhang vs Jerry Forrest report
Who won Zhang vs Forrest?
Zhilei Zhang drew with Jerry Forrest by majority draw in their 10 round contest on Saturday 27th February 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.
The scorecards were announced as 93-95, 93-93, 93-93, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Avni Yildirim for the WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard McWilliams Arroyo beat Abraham Rodriguez for the WBC Interim World Flyweight belt.
Zhang vs Forrest stats
Zhilei Zhang stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jerry Forrest made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Zhang and Forrest have similar power, both with a 77% knock out percentage.
Zhilei Zhang was the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.
Zhang had a height advantage of 5 inches over Forrest.
Both Zhilei Zhang & Jerry Forrest fought out of a southpaw stance.
Zhang was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year later than Forrest, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 35 less professional rounds, 90 to Forrest's 125.
Zhilei Zhang went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBO and 15 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Forrest's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Zhang vs Forrest start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Zhang vs Forrest?
Zhang vs Forrest was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.
What were the odds on Zhang vs Forrest?
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