Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Who won Abdullaev vs Andreev?
Zaur Abdullaev beat Roman Andreev by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 8th September 2023 at Traktor Sport Palace in Chelyabinsk.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Zaur Abdullaev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Abdullaev vs Andreev stats
Back in September 2023, Zaur Abdullaev stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Roman Andreev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Andreev had a slight advantage in power over Abdullaev, with a 68% knock out percentage over Abdullaev's 59%.
Zaur Abdullaev was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Abdullaev had a height advantage of 1 inch over Andreev.
Both Zaur Abdullaev & Roman Andreev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Abdullaev was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 7 months later than Andreev, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 142 to Andreev's 118.
Zaur Abdullaev went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBA, 13 by the WBC and 13 by the WBO at lightweight.
Abdullaev vs Andreev form
Abdullaev had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ricardo Nunez on 7th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Linares on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dejan Zlaticanin on 11th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, he had won against Zhora Hamazaryan on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
He had beat Pavel Malikov on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Andreev had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Freddy Fonseca on 11th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Vegas City Hall, Krasnogorsk, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pavel Malikov on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had won against Craig Evans on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler.
Before that, he had defeated Patrick Malinga on 6th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Romazan Ice Palace, Magnitogorsk.
He had beat Abraham Ndauendapo on 4th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Balashikha, Balashikha.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zaur Abdullaev had been fighting more than Roman Andreev.
Going to this contest, Zaur Abdullaev had last fought 6 months and 1 day ago, while Roman Andreev's last outing had been 2 years, 2 months and 28 days ago.
Abdullaev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Andreev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Abdullaev vs Andreev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 PM BST in the UK.
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