Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Besputin vs Abreu?
Alexander Besputin beat Juan Carlos Abreu by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 100-88, 100-88, 100-88 in favor of winner Alexander Besputin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Besputin vs Abreu stats
Back in December 2018, Alexander Besputin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Juan Carlos Abreu made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Abreu had a slight advantage in power over Besputin, with a 90% knock out percentage over Besputin's 82%.
Alexander Besputin was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Abreu had a height advantage of 3 inches over Besputin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Alexander Besputin fought out of the southpaw stance, while Juan Carlos Abreu was an orthodox fighter.
Besputin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 4 months later than Abreu, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 93 to Abreu's 154.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Juan Carlos Abreu had been fighting more than Alexander Besputin.
Going to this contest, Alexander Besputin had last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Juan Carlos Abreu's last outing had been 5 months and 1 day ago.
What were the odds on Besputin vs Abreu?
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