Zhang vs Polley Info
Zhilei Zhang beat Byron Polley by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Hartman Arena in Kansas.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Zhang vs Polley stats
Zhilei Zhang stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Byron Polley made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 21 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zhang had a massive power advantage over Polley, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Polley's 43%.
Zhilei Zhang was the younger man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Zhilei Zhang fought out of the southpaw stance, while Byron Polley was an orthodox fighter.
Zhang was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 35 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 15 year later than Polley, who’s first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 108 less professional rounds, 59 to Polley's 167.
Zhang vs Polley form
Zhang remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Nick Guivas on 5th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Claridge Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Polley had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Luis Ortiz on 20th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Byron Polley had been fighting more than Zhilei Zhang.
Going to this contest, Zhilei Zhang had last fought 3 years 5 months and 10 days ago, while Byron Polley's last outing had been 5 years 6 months and 26 days ago.