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Oct 07 2017
Saturday

Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
25-1-0
KO 3
KO 3
16-0-0

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The tape

28
Age
26
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOTKOTKORTD
Form
UDKOTKOUDTKO
25
Wins
16
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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8
WBA
3
4
WBC
3
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WBO
-
4
IBF
6

Chris Eubank Jr vs Avni Yildirim report


Who won Eubank Jr vs Yildirim?

Chris Eubank Jr beat Avni Yildirim by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.

Eubank Jr vs Yildirim stats

Back in October 2017, Chris Eubank Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

Avni Yildirim made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws.

Chris Eubank Jr was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Eubank Jr had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Chris Eubank Jr & Avni Yildirim fought out of an orthodox stance.

Eubank Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Yildirim, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 82 more professional rounds, totaling 227 compared to Yildirim's 145.

Chris Eubank Jr went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF at super middleweight.

Avni Yildirim was ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 6 by the IBF in the 168lb division.

Eubank Jr vs Yildirim form

Eubank Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Arthur Abraham on July 15, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Renold Quinlan on February 4, 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tom Doran on June 25, 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Nick Blackwell on March 26, 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.

He had defeated Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on December 12, 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Yildirim had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Marco Antonio Periban on May 13, 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Teatro Palcco, Jalisco, Mexico.

Prior to that, he had won against Aliaksandr Sushchyts on February 18, 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Teatro Principe, Milan, Italy.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Schiller Hyppolite on November 5, 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Ballhaus Forum, Munich, Germany.

Before that, he had beaten Aaron Pryor Jr on August 27, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Huxleys, Kreuzberg.

He had won against Timur Nikarkhoev on July 23, 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Iron gym- Forckenberckstr 9-13, Schmargendorf.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Chris Eubank Jr had last fought 2 months and 22 days ago, while Avni Yildirim's last outing had been 4 months and 24 days ago.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Yildirim's last 5 fights come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What time did Eubank Jr vs Yildirim start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Eubank Jr vs Yildirim?

Eubank Jr vs Yildirim was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK.

What were the odds on Eubank Jr vs Yildirim?

Chris Eubank Jr was a 7/50 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Avni Yildirim made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.

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