Sep 28 2019
Saturday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Lightweight
24-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 115-111
  • 116-111
  • 114-112
UD 12
7-0-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA World Super Lightweight Championship

The tape

26
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 172 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

KOKORTDTKOTKO
Form
RTDRTDKOTKOUD
24
Wins
7
16
By KO
6
67
KO%
86
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2017

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

-
The Ring
-
2
WBA
3
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Mario Barrios vs Batyr Akhmedov report

Who won Barrios vs Akhmedov?

Mario Barrios beat Batyr Akhmedov by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Staples Center in LA.

The scorecards were announced as 115-111, 116-111, 114-112 in favor of winner Mario Barrios.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was for the vacant WBA super lightweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Errol Spence Jr beating Shawn Porter for the IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Anthony Dirrell lost to David Benavidez for the WBC World Super Middleweight belt, Josesito Lopez defeated John Molina Jr and Robert Guerrero was victorious over Gerald Thomas.

Barrios vs Akhmedov stats

Mario Barrios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Batyr Akhmedov made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Akhmedov had advantage in power over Barrios, with a 86% knock out percentage over Barrios' 67%.

Mario Barrios was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.

Barrios had a height advantage of 2 inches over Akhmedov.

Mario Barrios fought out of the orthodox stance, while Batyr Akhmedov was a southpaw.

Barrios was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Akhmedov, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 83 more professional rounds, 142 to Akhmedov's 59.

Mario Barrios went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at super lightweight.

Batyr Akhmedov was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 140lb division.

Barrios vs Akhmedov form

Barrios 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 won against Ryan Karl on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Batyr Akhmedov on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had beat Juan Jose Velasco on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at EagleBank Arena, Virginia.

Before that, he had defeated Richard Zamora on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Dignity Health Sports Park , California.

He had won against Jose Roman on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Staples Center, LA.

Akhmedov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before 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.

Hehad beat Ricky Sismundo on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Floyd Mayweather Boxing Academy, Zhukovka, Russia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mario Barrios had been fighting more than Batyr Akhmedov.

Going to this contest, Mario Barrios had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 29 days ago, while Batyr Akhmedov's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 4 days ago.

Barrios' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Akhmedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

What time did Barrios vs Akhmedov start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Barrios vs Akhmedov?

Barrios vs Akhmedov was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Barrios vs Akhmedov?

Mario Barrios was a 31/50 (-161) favourite going into the contest, while Batyr Akhmedov made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+125) with oddsmakers.

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