Forum, Inglewood, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Giyasov vs Taylor?
Shakhram Giyasov beat Emmanuel Taylor by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 26th April 2019 at Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 97-93, 99-91 in favor of winner Shakhram Giyasov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Giyasov vs Taylor stats
Shakhram Giyasov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Emmanuel Taylor made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Giyasov had advantage in power over Taylor, with a 86% knock out percentage over Taylor's 70%.
Shakhram Giyasov was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Giyasov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Taylor.
Both Shakhram Giyasov & Emmanuel Taylor fought out of an orthodox stance.
Giyasov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 8 year and 11 months later than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 71 less professional rounds, 58 to Taylor's 129.
Giyasov vs Taylor form
Giyasov remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Cristian Rafael Coria on 17th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Previous to that, he had beat Patricio Moreno on 3rd April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Humo Arena, Tashkent.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Rojo on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.
Before that, he had beat Emmanuel Taylor on 26th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Forum, Inglewood.
He had defeated Edgar Puerta on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, Baja California, Mexico.
Giyasov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Taylor's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Giyasov vs Taylor?
Shakhram Giyasov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Emmanuel Taylor made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.