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Who won Charlo vs Derevyanchenko?
Jermall Charlo beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 118-110, 117-111 in favor of winner Jermall Charlo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBC middleweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermell Charlo beating Jeison Rosario for the WBC World Super Welterweight, WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Brandon Figueroa defeated Damien Vazquez for the WBA World Super Bantamweight belt, Luis Nery was victorious over Aaron Alameda for the WBC World Super Bantamweight title, John Riel Casimero beat Duke Micah for the WBO World Bantamweight championship and Daniel Roman defeated Juan Carlos Payano.
Charlo vs Derevyanchenko stats
Jermall Charlo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Derevyanchenko had a slight advantage in power over Charlo, with a 77% knock out percentage over Charlo's 73%.
Jermall Charlo was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Charlo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Derevyanchenko. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Jermall Charlo & Sergiy Derevyanchenko fought out of an orthodox stance.
Charlo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Derevyanchenko, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 171 to Derevyanchenko's 125.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 160lb division.
Charlo vs Derevyanchenko form
Charlo remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Dennis Hogan on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Brandon Adams on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Matt Korobov on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had won against Hugo Centeno Jr on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had beat Jorge Sebastian Heiland on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Derevyanchenko had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gennady Golovkin on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jack Culcay on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight eliminator fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Daniel Jacobs on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
Before that, he had won against Tureano Johnson on 25th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Buffalo Run Casino, Miami.
He had defeated Sam Soliman on 21st July 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jermall Charlo had been fighting more than Sergiy Derevyanchenko.
Going to this contest, Jermall Charlo had last fought 3 years and 1 day ago, while Sergiy Derevyanchenko's last outing had been 3 years, 2 months and 3 days ago.
Charlo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Derevyanchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Charlo vs Derevyanchenko start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Charlo vs Derevyanchenko?
Jermall Charlo was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Sergiy Derevyanchenko made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.