Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States
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Luis Arias vs Arif Magomedov report
Who won Arias vs Magomedov?
Luis Arias beat Arif Magomedov by technical knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 17th June 2017 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
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).
Arias vs Magomedov stats
Luis Arias stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arif Magomedov made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Magomedov had advantage in power over Arias, with a 61% knock out percentage over Arias' 47%.
Luis Arias was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Both Luis Arias & Arif Magomedov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Arias was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 4 months earlier than Magomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, 154 to Magomedov's 104.
Luis Arias went into the fight ranked number 9 by the IBF at middleweight.
Arif Magomedov was ranked number 9 by the WBC and 7 by the IBF in the 160lb division.
What time did Arias vs Magomedov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Arias vs Magomedov?
Luis Arias was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Arif Magomedov made his way into the ring at 9/5 (+180) with oddsmakers.
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