Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Bivol vs Broadhurst?
Dmitry Bivol beat Trent Broadhurst by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
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 contest was for the vacant WBA light heavyweight championship of the world.
Bivol vs Broadhurst stats
Dmitry Bivol stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Trent Broadhurst made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Bivol and Broadhurst have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Dmitry Bivol was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Both Dmitry Bivol & Trent Broadhurst fought out of an orthodox stance.
Bivol was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 4 months later than Broadhurst, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 172 to Broadhurst's 93.
Trent Broadhurst was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 175lb division.
Bivol vs Broadhurst form
Bivol remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Trent Broadhurst on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had defeated Cedric Agnew on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Samuel Clarkson on 14th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, USA.
Before that, he had won against Robert Berridge on 23rd February 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Forum, Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
He had beat Yevgeni Makhteienko on 29th October 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Arena (ex Rings), Ekaterinburg.
Bivol's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
What time did Bivol vs Broadhurst start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:30 PM UTC at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, which was 5:30 PM EST or 2:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:30 PM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Bivol vs Broadhurst?
Dmitry Bivol was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Trent Broadhurst made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.