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Who won Alimkhanuly vs Brant?
Janibek Alimkhanuly beat Rob Brant by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 26th June 2021 at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Janibek Alimkhanuly.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko beating Masayoshi Nakatani. Also, on the undercard Giovani Santillan beat Cecil McCalla.
Alimkhanuly vs Brant stats
Back in June 2021, Janibek Alimkhanuly stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rob Brant made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Brant had advantage in power over Alimkhanuly, with a 69% knock out percentage over Alimkhanuly's 56%.
Janibek Alimkhanuly was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Alimkhanuly had 2-inch reach advantage.
Janibek Alimkhanuly fought out of the southpaw stance, while Rob Brant was an orthodox fighter.
Alimkhanuly was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 4 months later than Brant, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 39 less professional rounds, 87 to Brant's 126.
Janibek Alimkhanuly went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at middleweight.
Rob Brant was ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Alimkhanuly vs Brant form
Brant had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Vitalii Kopylenko on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryota Murata on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Khasan Baysangurov on 15th February 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Grand Casino, Minnesota, United States.
Before that, he had beat Ryota Murata on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Juergen Braehmer on 27th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sport and Congress Center, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
Alimkhanuly's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Brant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Alimkhanuly vs Brant start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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