Kings Theatre, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Akhmedov vs Barajas?
Batyr Akhmedov beat Oscar Barajas by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Kings Theatre in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Akhmedov vs Barajas stats
Batyr Akhmedov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 3 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Barajas made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Akhmedov had advantage in power over Barajas, with a 67% knock out percentage over Barajas' 50%.
Batyr Akhmedov was the same age as Oscar Barajas, at 30 years old.
Barajas had a height advantage of 2 inches over Akhmedov.
Batyr Akhmedov fought out of the southpaw stance, while Oscar Barajas was an orthodox fighter.
Akhmedov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 2 months later than Barajas, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 127 less professional rounds, 51 to Barajas' 178.
Akhmedov vs Barajas form
Akhmedov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Francisco Gabriel Pina on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gimnasio Oscar 'Tigre' García, Baja California, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had defeated Viktor Plotnykov on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Ice Palace, Vladimir, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ismael Barroso on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Westin Bonaventure Hotel, California, United States.
Before that, he had won against Oscar Barajas on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Kings Theatre, New York.
He had beat Ricky Sismundo on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Floyd Mayweather Boxing Academy, Zhukovka, Russia.
Akhmedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Akhmedov vs Barajas?
Batyr Akhmedov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Oscar Barajas made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.