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Who won Dorticos vs Kudryashov?
Yuniel Dorticos beat Dmitry Kudryashov by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Alamodome in San Antonio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBA cruiserweight championship of the world.
Dorticos vs Kudryashov stats
Yuniel Dorticos stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Dmitry Kudryashov made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Dorticos and Kudryashov have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Yuniel Dorticos was the same age as Dmitry Kudryashov, at 35 years old.
Dorticos had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kudryashov.
Both Yuniel Dorticos & Dmitry Kudryashov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Dorticos was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Kudryashov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 107 to Kudryashov's 87.
Dmitry Kudryashov was ranked number 6 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Dorticos vs Kudryashov form
Dorticos 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 defeated Andrew Tabiti on 15th June 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mateusz Masternak on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Murat Gassiev on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Cruiserweight and WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Bolshoy Ice Dome, Adler, Russia.
Before that, he had beat Dmitry Kudryashov on 23rd September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States.
He had won against Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 20th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris XV, France.
Dmitry Kudryashov had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Olanrewaju Durodola on 3rd June 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Sports Palace, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia.
Previous to that, he had beat Julio Cesar Dos Santos on 21st May 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Olanrewaju Durodola on 4th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tatneft Arena, Kazan.
Before that, he had defeated Vikapita Meroro on 22nd May 2015 by knockout in the 6th round at Luzhniki, Moscow.
He had won against Francisco Palacios on 10th April 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at Luzhniki, Moscow.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yuniel Dorticos had been fighting more than Dmitry Kudryashov.
Going to this contest, Yuniel Dorticos had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 8 days ago, while Dmitry Kudryashov's last outing had been 3 years, 10 months and 20 days ago.
Dorticos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Kudryashov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What time did Dorticos vs Kudryashov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Alamodome, San Antonio, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Dorticos vs Kudryashov?
The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV Box Office Free-to-Air.
What were the odds on Dorticos vs Kudryashov?
Yuniel Dorticos was a 11/25 (-227) favourite going into the contest, while Dmitry Kudryashov made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+175) with oddsmakers.