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Who won Abdullaev vs Nunez?
Zaur Abdullaev beat Ricardo Nunez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Tuesday 7th March 2023 at DIVS in Ekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 99-90, 98-91, 98-91 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 Nunez stats
Back in March 2023, Zaur Abdullaev stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ricardo Nunez made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nunez had a massive power advantage over Abdullaev, boosting at 91% knock out percentage over Abdullaev's 60%.
Zaur Abdullaev was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Abdullaev had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nunez.
Both Zaur Abdullaev & Ricardo Nunez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Abdullaev was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 4 months later than Nunez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 132 to Nunez's 87.
Abdullaev vs Nunez form
Abdullaev had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jorge Linares on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dejan Zlaticanin on 11th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had beat Zhora Hamazaryan on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, he had won against Pavel Malikov on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
He had been beaten by Devin Haney on 13th September 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Nunez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship fight at Royal Farms Arena, Maryland, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Eduardo Pacheco on 30th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Elvis Torres on 23rd June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Polyforum Zam Ná, Yucatán, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against Jeremy Triana on 8th March 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama.
He had defeated Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zaur Abdullaev had been fighting more than Ricardo Nunez.
Going to this contest, Zaur Abdullaev had last fought 1 year and 16 days ago, while Ricardo Nunez's last outing had been 3 years, 7 months and 8 days ago.
Abdullaev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Nunez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What time did Abdullaev vs Nunez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Abdullaev vs Nunez?
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Zaur Abdullaev - KO||66.67%|
|Zaur Abdullaev - Decision||33.33%|
Based on 3 Predictions