Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Zou vs Coutinho?
Shiming Zou beat Natan Santana Coutinho by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 30th January 2016 at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Zou vs Coutinho stats
Shiming Zou stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Natan Santana Coutinho made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Coutinho had a massive power advantage over Zou, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Zou's 17%.
Shiming Zou was the older man by 13 years, at 39 years old.
Zou had a height advantage of 1 inch over Coutinho.
Both Shiming Zou & Natan Santana Coutinho fought out of an orthodox stance.
Zou's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Coutinho's, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 month later than Coutinho, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 55 more professional rounds, 98 to Coutinho's 43.
Zou's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Zou vs Coutinho?
Shiming Zou was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Natan Santana Coutinho made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.