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Who won Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin?
Mathieu Bauderlique beat Igor Mikhalkin by on Friday 10th September 2021 at Roland Garros in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mathieu Bauderlique.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tony Yoka beating Petar Milas. Also, on the undercard Souleymane Cissokho beat Ismail Iliev.
Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin stats
Igor Mikhalkin stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mathieu Bauderlique made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bauderlique had a slight advantage in power over Mikhalkin, with a 55% knock out percentage over Mikhalkin's 46%.
Igor Mikhalkin was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Both Igor Mikhalkin & Mathieu Bauderlique fought out of a southpaw stance.
Mikhalkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Bauderlique, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 181 to Bauderlique's 110.
Igor Mikhalkin went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC and 14 by the WBO at light heavyweight.
Mathieu Bauderlique was ranked number 12 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin form
Mikhalkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Timur Nikarkhoev on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CU Arena Neugraben, Hamburg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had won against Bernard Donfack on 8th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Zinnowitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Before that, he had beat Mickael Diallo on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
He had defeated Thomas Oosthuizen on 19th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
Mikhalkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at Roland Garros, Paris, France, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Bauderlique vs Mikhalkin?
Igor Mikhalkin was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Mathieu Bauderlique made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.