2300 Arena, Pennsylvania, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Abdukakhorov vs Obara?
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov beat Keita Obara by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th March 2019 at 2300 Arena in Pennsylvania.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 117-111, 115-113 in favor of winner Kudratillo Abdukakhorov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oleksandr Gvozdyk beating Doudou Ngumbu for the WBC World Light heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ray Robinson defeated Egidijus Kavaliauskas.
Abdukakhorov vs Obara stats
Back in March 2019, Kudratillo Abdukakhorov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Keita Obara made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Obara had a large advantage in power over Abdukakhorov, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Abdukakhorov's 60%.
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was the younger man by 7 years, at 26 years old.
Both Kudratillo Abdukakhorov & Keita Obara fought out of an orthodox stance.
Abdukakhorov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 2 months later than Obara, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 143 to Obara's 167.
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at welterweight.
Keita Obara was ranked number 15 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 147lb division.
Abdukakhorov vs Obara form
Abdukakhorov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Twaha Kiduku on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Sport Palace "Uzbekiston", Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Laszlo Toth on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at One City Grand Ballroom, Selangor, Malaysia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sherzodbek Alimjanov on 18th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Yoshlik, Khonobod, Uzbekistan.
Before that, he had won against Dmitry Mikhaylenko on 9th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
He had beat Dmitry Mikhaylenko on 9th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.
Abdukakhorov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Abdukakhorov vs Obara start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Abdukakhorov vs Obara?
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