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Who won Chisora vs Pulev II?
Derek Chisora beat Kubrat Pulev by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th July 2022 at O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 116-114, 116-112 in favor of winner Derek Chisora.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Israil Madrimov was victorious over Michel Soro and Caoimhin Agyarko beat Lukasz Maciec.
Chisora vs Pulev II stats
Derek Chisora stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kubrat Pulev made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Chisora had a large advantage in power over Pulev, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Pulev's 48%.
Derek Chisora was the younger man by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Pulev had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chisora. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Derek Chisora & Kubrat Pulev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chisora was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Pulev, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 70 more professional rounds, 304 to Pulev's 234.
Chisora vs Pulev II form
Chisora had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Kubrat Pulev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joseph Parker on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 31st October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London.
Pulev had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jerry Forrest on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Anthony Joshua on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rydell Booker on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
Before that, he had beat Bogdan Dinu on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.
He had defeated Hughie Fury on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight eliminator fight at Arena Armeec, Sofia, Bulgaria.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derek Chisora had been fighting more than Kubrat Pulev.
Going to this contest, Derek Chisora had last fought 4 months and 27 days ago, while Kubrat Pulev's last outing had been 6 months and 22 days ago.
Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Pulev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Chisora vs Pulev II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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