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Who won Barthelemy vs Relikh?
Kiryl Relikh beat Rances Barthelemy by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 10th March 2018 at Alamodome in Texas.
The scorecards were announced as 109-118, 109-118, 110-117 in favor of winner Kiryl Relikh.
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 WBA super lightweight championship of the world.
Barthelemy vs Relikh stats
Rances Barthelemy stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Kiryl Relikh made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Barthelemy and Relikh have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Rances Barthelemy was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Barthelemy had a height advantage of 1 inch over Relikh. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Rances Barthelemy & Kiryl Relikh fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barthelemy was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Relikh, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 77 more professional rounds, 192 to Relikh's 115.
Rances Barthelemy went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at super lightweight.
Kiryl Relikh was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 140lb division.
Barthelemy vs Relikh form
Barthelemy had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Denis Shafikov on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Antonio DeMarco on 21st June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Angino Perez on 26th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah.
Before that, he had defeated Fernando David Saucedo on 4th October 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
He had won against Argenis Mendez on 10th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at American Airlines Arena, Miami.
Kiryl Relikh had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ricky Burns on 7th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Joaquim Carneiro on 13th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Bolton.
Going into that contest, he had beat Christian Ariel Lopez on 2nd October 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gymnase du Lycee Technique de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had won against Lazaro Santos de Jesus on 9th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Vratsa, Bulgaria.
He had beat Santos Medrano on 11th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel (formerly Park Hotel) , Sheffield, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kiryl Relikh had been fighting more than Rances Barthelemy.
Going to this contest, Rances Barthelemy had last fought 6 years, 9 months and 11 days ago, while Kiryl Relikh's last outing had been 5 years, 11 months and 22 days ago.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Relikh's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What time did Barthelemy vs Relikh start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Alamodome, Texas, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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