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Roberto Duran
Duran
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VS
Feb 24 1989
Friday

Convention Center, Atlantic City, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
Iran Barkley
Barkley
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84-7-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 113-116
  • 118-112
  • 116-112
SD 12
25-4-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Middleweight Championship

The tape

-35
Age
-35
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

SDRTDUDUDUD
Form
TKOTKOSDUDUD
84
Wins
25
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
7
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
1968
Debut
1982

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Roberto Duran vs Iran Barkley report


Who won Duran vs Barkley?

Roberto Duran beat Iran Barkley by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 24th February 1989 at Convention Center in Atlantic City.

The scorecards were announced as 113-116, 118-112, 116-112 in favor of winner Roberto Duran.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest was for the WBC middleweight championship of the world.

Duran vs Barkley stats

Back in February 1989, Roberto Duran stepped into the ring with a record of 84 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws.

Iran Barkley made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws.

Roberto Duran was the same age as Iran Barkley, at -35 years old.

Barkley had a height advantage of 6 inches over Duran. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Roberto Duran & Iran Barkley fought out of an orthodox stance.

Duran was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 62 more fights, and made his debut in 1968, 14 years and 9 months earlier than Barkley, whose first professional fight was in 1982. He had fought 423 more professional rounds, 821 to Barkley's 398.

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Duran's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.

What time did Duran vs Barkley start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Convention Center, Atlantic City, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

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Duran

Iran

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Round 1

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Roberto Duran

Iran Barkley

108

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