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Who won Browne vs Grachev?
Marcus Browne beat Denis Grachev by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Tuesday 20th April 2021 at Shrine Exposition Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 100-90 in favor of winner Marcus Browne.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 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 Frank Martin's and Jerry Perez's clash.
Browne vs Grachev stats
Marcus Browne stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Denis Grachev made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Browne had advantage in power over Grachev, with a 70% knock out percentage over Grachev's 55%.
Marcus Browne was the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.
Browne had a height advantage of 2 inches over Grachev. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Marcus Browne & Denis Grachev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Browne was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 4 months later than Grachev, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 109 less professional rounds, 113 to Grachev's 222.
Browne vs Grachev form
Browne had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jean Pascal on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Badou Jack on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Lenin Castillo on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had beat Francy Ntetu on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Sean Monaghan on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale.
Browne's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Grachev's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Browne vs Grachev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Shrine Exposition Center, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Browne vs Grachev?
Browne vs Grachev was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Browne vs Grachev?
Marcus Browne was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Denis Grachev made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.