Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, Afghanistan
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Budler vs Kyoguchi
Who won Budler vs Kyoguchi?
Hiroto Kyoguchi beat Hekkie Budler by technical knockout in the 10th round on Monday 31st December 2018 at Wynn Palace Cotai in Macao.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Budler vs Kyoguchi division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the unified budler vs kyoguchi championship of the world, with the WBA & The Ring belts on the line.
Budler vs Kyoguchi stats
Hekkie Budler stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hiroto Kyoguchi made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kyoguchi had a massive power advantage over Budler, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Budler's 31%.
Hekkie Budler was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Kyoguchi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Budler. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Hekkie Budler & Hiroto Kyoguchi fought out of an orthodox stance.
Budler was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 8 years and 9 months earlier than Kyoguchi, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 213 more professional rounds, 321 to Kyoguchi's 108.
Kyoguchi's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Budler vs Kyoguchi?
Hekkie Budler was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Hiroto Kyoguchi made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.