Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Astrolabio vs Potapov?
Vincent Astrolabio beat Nikolay Potapov by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 17th December 2022 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the IBF bantamweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michel Rivera losing to Frank Martin. Also, on the undercard Jose Uzcategui was overcome by Vladimir Shishkin for the IBF World Super Middleweight belt.
Astrolabio vs Potapov stats
Vincent Astrolabio stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Nikolay Potapov made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Vincent Astrolabio was the younger man by 7 years, at 25 years old.
Both Vincent Astrolabio & Nikolay Potapov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Astrolabio was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 8 months later than Potapov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 118 to Potapov's 168.
Vincent Astrolabio went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Nikolay Potapov was ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
Astrolabio's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.3 rounds on average.
Potapov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Astrolabio vs Potapov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Astrolabio vs Potapov?
Astrolabio vs Potapov was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Astrolabio vs Potapov?
Vincent Astrolabio was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Nikolay Potapov made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.