Apr 30 2021
Friday

York Hall, London, United Kingdom

10 rounds contest @ Super Bantamweight
Ionut Baluta
Baluta
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14-0-0
MD 12

Score cards

  • 115-114
  • 117-112
  • 114-114
MD 12
14-2-0

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The tape

30
Age
28
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOUDTKOUDUD
Form
TKOUDSDUDPTS
14
Wins
14
8
By KO
3
57
KO%
21
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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The Ring
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8
WBA
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WBC
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1
WBO
9
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IBF
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Michael Conlan vs Ionut Baluta report

Who won Conlan vs Baluta?

Michael Conlan beat Ionut Baluta by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 30th April 2021 at York Hall in London.

The scorecards were announced as 115-114, 117-112, 114-114 in favor of winner Michael Conlan.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Moruti Mthalane losing to Sunny Edwards for the IBF World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Troy Williamson defeated Kieran Smith.

Conlan vs Baluta stats

Michael Conlan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ionut Baluta made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Conlan had a massive power advantage over Baluta, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Baluta's 21%.

Michael Conlan was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Baluta had a height advantage of 2 inches over Conlan.

Both Michael Conlan & Ionut Baluta fought out of an orthodox stance.

Conlan's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Baluta's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 months later than Baluta, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 137 to Baluta's 116.

Michael Conlan went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 1 by the WBO at super bantamweight.

Ionut Baluta was ranked number 9 by the WBO in the 122lb division.

Conlan vs Baluta form

Conlan had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Sofiane Takoucht on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Vladimir Nikitin on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Diego Alberto Ruiz on 3rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Ruben Garcia on 17th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had beat Jason Cunningham on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Conlan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Baluta's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.

What time did Conlan vs Baluta start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Conlan vs Baluta?

Conlan vs Baluta was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Conlan vs Baluta?

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Michael Conlan

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108

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