Doheny vs Baluta Info
Ionut Baluta beat TJ Doheny by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Friday 6th March 2020 at Caesars Palace Dubai in Dubai.
The scorecards were announced as 74-78, 74-78, 74-77 in favor of winner Ionut Baluta.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Doheny vs Baluta stats
TJ Doheny stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ionut Baluta made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Doheny had a massive power advantage over Baluta, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Baluta's 17%.
TJ Doheny was the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Both TJ Doheny & Ionut Baluta fought out of an orthodox stance.
Doheny was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Baluta, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 145 to Baluta's 91.
Doheny vs Baluta form
Doheny had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jesus Martinez on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Daniel Roman on 26th April 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryohei Takahashi on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had beat Ryosuke Iwasa on 16th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
He had defeated Mike Oliver on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at House of Blues, Massachusetts, United States.
What time did Doheny vs Baluta start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 pm GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Doheny vs Baluta?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.