Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Abraham vs Krasniqi?
Arthur Abraham beat Robin Krasniqi by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Germany.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Arthur Abraham.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Abraham vs Krasniqi stats
Back in April 2017, Arthur Abraham stepped into the ring with a record of 45 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Robin Krasniqi made his way to the ring with a record of 46 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Abraham had a large advantage in power over Krasniqi, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Krasniqi's 37%.
Arthur Abraham was the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.
Krasniqi had a height advantage of 4 inches over Abraham. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Arthur Abraham & Robin Krasniqi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Abraham was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2003, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Krasniqi, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 424 to Krasniqi's 362.
Arthur Abraham went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA and 2 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Robin Krasniqi was ranked number 15 by the WBA and 3 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Abraham vs Krasniqi form
Abraham had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Tim Robin Lihaug on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Martin Murray on 21st November 2015 by split decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Tui Arena, Hannover, Germany.
Before that, he had won against Robert Stieglitz on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle.
He had beat Paul Smith on 21st February 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg.
Abraham's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Abraham vs Krasniqi start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Germany, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Abraham vs Krasniqi?
Arthur Abraham was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Robin Krasniqi made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.