Arslan vs Lerena Info
Kevin Lerena beat Firat Arslan by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 8th February 2020 at EWS Arena in Baden-Württemberg.
The fight took place over rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Arslan vs Lerena stats
Firat Arslan stepped into the ring with a record of 47 wins, 8 loses and 3 draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kevin Lerena made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Arslan had a large advantage in power over Lerena, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Lerena's 46%.
Firat Arslan was the older man by 21 years, at 49 years old.
Lerena had a height advantage of 1 inch over Arslan.
Both Firat Arslan & Kevin Lerena fought out of a southpaw stance.
Arslan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 33 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 14 years and 10 months earlier than Lerena, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 171 more professional rounds, 342 to Lerena's 171.
Firat Arslan went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA and 4 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Kevin Lerena was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 3 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Arslan vs Lerena form
Arslan had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Marco Huck on 25th January 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.
Lerena had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sefer Seferi on 21st September 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
Previous to that, he had won against Vasil Ducar on 8th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
Going into that contest, he had beat Artur Mann on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Before that, he had defeated Roman Golovashchenko on 2nd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sarhadci Olympic Center, Baku, Azerbaijan.
He had won against Dmytro Kucher on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Guateng, South Africa.
Arslan's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Lerena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Arslan vs Lerena start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at EWS Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.