Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Abdukakhorov vs Owens?
Ve Shawn Owens beat Kudratillo Abdukakhorov by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th February 2023 at Armory in Minneapolis.
The scorecards were announced as 92-98, 91-99, 93-97 in favor of winner Ve Shawn Owens.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 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 Subriel Matias beating Jeremias Ponce for the IBF World Junior Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Elvis Rodriguez beat Joseph Adorno and Jamal James defeated Alberto Ignacio Palmetta.
Abdukakhorov vs Owens stats
Back in February 2023, Kudratillo Abdukakhorov stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ve Shawn Owens made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Owens had a massive power advantage over Abdukakhorov, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Abdukakhorov's 56%.
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Both Kudratillo Abdukakhorov & Ve Shawn Owens fought out of an orthodox stance.
Abdukakhorov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 month earlier than Owens, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 143 to Owens' 72.
Abdukakhorov vs Owens form
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Cody Crowley on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Luis Collazo on 18th October 2019 by technical decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had beat Keita Obara on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Twaha Kiduku on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Sport Palace "Uzbekiston", Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
He had beat Laszlo Toth on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at One City Grand Ballroom, Selangor, Malaysia.
Abdukakhorov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Abdukakhorov vs Owens start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Armory, Minneapolis, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Abdukakhorov vs Owens?
The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by YouTube UK.
What were the odds on Abdukakhorov vs Owens?
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was a 1/6 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Ve Shawn Owens made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.