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David Benavidez vs Ronald Gavril report
Who won Benavidez vs Gavril?
David Benavidez beat Ronald Gavril by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Las Vegas in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 119-109, 120-108 in favor of winner David Benavidez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super middleweight championship of the world.
Benavidez vs Gavril stats
David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ronald Gavril made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
David Benavidez was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Both David Benavidez & Ronald Gavril fought out of an orthodox stance.
Benavidez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 8 months later than Gavril, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 130 to Gavril's 120.
Ronald Gavril was ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 168lb division.
Benavidez vs Gavril form
Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Ronald Gavril on 8th September 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada, Afghanistan.
Previous to that, he had beat Rogelio Medina on 20th May 2017 by knockout in the 8th round at Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sherali Mamajonov on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Denis Douglin on 5th August 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round at 2300 Arena, Philadelphia.
He had defeated Francy Ntetu on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Benavidez vs Gavril start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Benavidez vs Gavril?
Benavidez vs Gavril was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Benavidez vs Gavril?
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