VS
Dec 07 2019
Saturday

Barclays Center, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
28-2-0
TKO 2
TKO 2
28-2-1

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA Interim World Middleweight Championship
WBA World Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDRTDUDKOUD
Form
MDUDUDUDUD
28
Wins
28
21
By KO
14
75
KO%
50
2
Loses
2
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
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1
WBA
3
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Chris Eubank Jr vs Matt Korobov report


Who won Eubank Jr vs Korobov?

Chris Eubank Jr beat Matt Korobov by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.

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 a final eliminator for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBA belts on the line.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermall Charlo beating Dennis Hogan for the WBC World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Marlon Tapales lost to Ryosuke Iwasa.

Eubank Jr vs Korobov stats

Back in December 2019, Chris Eubank Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Matt Korobov made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Eubank Jr had a large advantage in power over Korobov, boasting at 75% knockout percentage over Korobov's 50%.

Chris Eubank Jr was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Eubank Jr had 2-inch reach advantage.

Chris Eubank Jr fought out of the orthodox stance, while Matt Korobov was a southpaw.

Eubank Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years later than Korobov, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, totaling 227 compared to Korobov's 182.

Chris Eubank Jr went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at middleweight.

Matt Korobov was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 160lb division.

Eubank Jr vs Korobov form

Eubank Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against James DeGale on February 23, 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against JJ McDonagh on September 28, 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by George Groves on February 17, 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beaten Avni Yildirim on October 7, 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.

He had defeated Arthur Abraham on July 15, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Matt Korobov had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Immanuwel Aleem on May 11, 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at EagleBank Arena, Virginia, United States.

Prior to that, he had lost to Jermall Charlo on December 22, 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jonathan Batista on March 24, 2018 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Miami Airport Convention Center, Florida.

Before that, he had defeated Scott Sigmon on November 18, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Osceola Heritage Center, Florida.

He had beaten Brian Vera on June 25, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at The Bomb Factory, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Chris Eubank Jr had been fighting more than Matt Korobov.

Going to this contest, Chris Eubank Jr had last fought 9 months and 14 days ago, while Matt Korobov's last outing had been 6 months and 26 days ago.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Korobov's last 5 fights come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What time did Eubank Jr vs Korobov start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Eubank Jr vs Korobov?

Eubank Jr vs Korobov was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports.

What were the odds on Eubank Jr vs Korobov?

Chris Eubank Jr was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Matt Korobov made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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