Tondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Akavov vs Makaradze?
Artur Akavov beat David Makaradze by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 21st March 2015 at Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Akavov vs Makaradze stats
Artur Akavov stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Makaradze made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Makaradze had a large advantage in power over Akavov, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Akavov's 33%.
Artur Akavov was the younger man by 8 years, at 35 years old.
Artur Akavov fought out of the southpaw stance, while David Makaradze was an orthodox fighter.
Akavov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 year and 8 months later than Makaradze, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 66 less professional rounds, 144 to Makaradze's 210.
Akavov vs Makaradze form
Akavov 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 Billy Joe Saunders on 3rd December 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Todd Manuel on 30th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BB King Blues Club & Grill, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Freddy Lopez on 20th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn.
Before that, he had won against Michel Mothmora on 12th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at A Le Coq Sports Palace, Tartu, Estonia.
He had beat David Makaradze on 21st March 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Tondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn.
Akavov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
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