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Who won Derevyanchenko vs Adames?
Carlos Adames beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 5th December 2021 at Staples Center in California.
The scorecards were announced as 95-95, 93-97, 94-96 in favor of winner Carlos Adames.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis beating Isaac Cruz for the WBA World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Sebastian Fundora beat Sergio Garcia.
Derevyanchenko vs Adames stats
Sergiy Derevyanchenko stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Adames made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Adames had a slight advantage in power over Derevyanchenko, with a 80% knock out percentage over Derevyanchenko's 77%.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko was the older man by 8 years, at 36 years old.
Adames had a height advantage of 2 inches over Derevyanchenko. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Sergiy Derevyanchenko & Carlos Adames fought out of an orthodox stance.
Derevyanchenko was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year earlier than Adames, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 125 to Adames' 103.
Sergiy Derevyanchenko went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC at middleweight.
Derevyanchenko vs Adames form
Derevyanchenko 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 lost to Jermall Charlo on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jack Culcay on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight eliminator fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had lost to Daniel Jacobs on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York.
He had beat Tureano Johnson on 25th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Buffalo Run Casino, Miami.
Derevyanchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Adames' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
What time did Derevyanchenko vs Adames start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Staples Center, California, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Derevyanchenko vs Adames?
Derevyanchenko vs Adames was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US.
What were the odds on Derevyanchenko vs Adames?
Sergiy Derevyanchenko was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Carlos Adames made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.