Ice Palace, Vladimir, Russia
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Akhmedov vs Plotnikov?
Batyr Akhmedov beat Viktor Plotnykov by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Ice Palace in Vladimir.
The scorecards were announced as 60-54, 60-54, 60-54 in favor of winner Batyr Akhmedov.
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 Plotnikov stats
Batyr Akhmedov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Viktor Plotnykov made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Akhmedov had a massive power advantage over Plotnykov, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Plotnykov's 45%.
Batyr Akhmedov was the younger man by 13 years, at 30 years old.
Plotnykov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Akhmedov.
Batyr Akhmedov fought out of the southpaw stance, while Viktor Plotnykov was an orthodox fighter.
Akhmedov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 14 year and 10 months later than Plotnykov, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 181 less professional rounds, 51 to Plotnykov's 232.
Akhmedov vs Plotnikov 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 3 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Plotnykov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Akhmedov vs Plotnikov?
Batyr Akhmedov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Viktor Plotnykov made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.