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 27 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 91 less professional rounds, 38 to Taylor's 129.
Giyasov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Taylor's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 6 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.