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Who won Tabiti vs Fayfer?
Andrew Tabiti beat Ruslan Fayfer by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Ekaterinburg Expo in Ekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 115-112, 116-111 in favor of winner Andrew Tabiti.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Zolani Tete beating Mikhail Aloyan for the WBO World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Yury Kashinsky defeated Juan Ezequiel Basualdo, Vladimir Shishkin was victorious over Nadjib Mohammedi and Magomed Kurbanov beat Juan Rodriguez.
Tabiti vs Fayfer stats
Andrew Tabiti stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ruslan Fayfer made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 23 wins and 0 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Tabiti had advantage in power over Fayfer, with a 81% knock out percentage over Fayfer's 70%.
Andrew Tabiti was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Tabiti had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fayfer.
Both Andrew Tabiti & Ruslan Fayfer fought out of an orthodox stance.
Tabiti was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 month earlier than Fayfer, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 86 to Fayfer's 143.
Andrew Tabiti went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC and 3 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Ruslan Fayfer was ranked number 5 by the WBA, 15 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO and 2 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
Tabiti vs Fayfer form
Tabiti 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 defeated Lateef Kayode on 11th May 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Cunningham on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Quantis Graves on 24th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Before that, he had won against Keith Tapia on 13th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.
He had beat Tamas Lodi on 29th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
Fayfer 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 defeated Emmanuel Danso on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Olimp, Krasnodar, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Isaac Paa Kwesi Ankrah on 3rd November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Trade Union Sport Palace Nagorny, Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky).
Going into that contest, he had won against Junior Anthony Wright on 18th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Usadba Familiya, Plastunovskaya.
Before that, he had defeated David Basajjamivule on 10th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Floyd Mayweather Boxing Academy, Zhukovka.
Hehad beat Cesar David Crenz on 25th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Qin Shi Huang Restaurant, Saint Petersburg.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ruslan Fayfer had been fighting more than Andrew Tabiti.
Going to this contest, Andrew Tabiti had last fought 3 years, 5 months and 13 days ago, while Ruslan Fayfer's last outing had been 3 years, 4 months and 15 days ago.
Tabiti's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Fayfer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Tabiti vs Fayfer start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Ekaterinburg Expo, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Tabiti vs Fayfer?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Tabiti vs Fayfer?
Andrew Tabiti was a 17/100 (-588) favourite going into the contest, while Ruslan Fayfer made his way into the ring at 367/100 (+367) with oddsmakers.