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Constantin Bejenaru vs Thabiso Mchunu report
Who won Bejenaru vs Mchunu?
Constantin Bejenaru beat Thabiso Mchunu by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 25th November 2017 at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Constantin Bejenaru.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Bejenaru vs Mchunu stats
Constantin Bejenaru stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Thabiso Mchunu made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Constantin Bejenaru was the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Mchunu had a height advantage of 1 inch over Bejenaru. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Constantin Bejenaru & Thabiso Mchunu fought out of a southpaw stance.
Bejenaru was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 2 months later than Mchunu, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 120 less professional rounds, 89 to Mchunu's 209.
Constantin Bejenaru went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at cruiserweight.
Thabiso Mchunu was ranked number 14 by the WBC in the 200lb division.
Bejenaru vs Mchunu form
Thabiso Mchunu had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Denis Lebedev on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thomas Oosthuizen on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Thomas Oosthuizen on 1st September 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Before that, he had lost to Constantin Bejenaru on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, USA.
He had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 17th December 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Mchunu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Bejenaru vs Mchunu start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, USA, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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