Universal Hall, Moscow, Germany
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Ruslan Chagaev vs Mike Sheppard report
Who won Chagaev vs Sheppard?
Ruslan Chagaev beat Mike Sheppard by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 22nd March 2013 at Universal Hall in Moscow.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Chagaev vs Sheppard stats
Ruslan Chagaev stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Sheppard made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 14 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Chagaev had advantage in power over Sheppard, with a 63% knock out percentage over Sheppard's 45%.
Ruslan Chagaev was the younger man by 4 years, at 44 years old.
Sheppard had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chagaev. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ruslan Chagaev fought out of the southpaw stance, while Mike Sheppard was an orthodox fighter.
Chagaev's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sheppard's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 1997, 4 months later than Sheppard, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 222 to Sheppard's 168.
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