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Who won Glowacki vs Usyk?
Oleksandr Usyk beat Krzysztof Glowacki by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th September 2016 at Ergo Arena in Gdansk.
The scorecards were announced as 111-117, 109-119, 111-117 in favor of winner Oleksandr Usyk.
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 contest was for the WBO cruiserweight championship of the world.
Glowacki vs Usyk stats
Back in September 2016, Krzysztof Glowacki stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oleksandr Usyk made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Usyk had a massive power advantage over Glowacki, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Glowacki's 62%.
Krzysztof Glowacki was the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Usyk had a height advantage of 3 inches over Glowacki. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Krzysztof Glowacki & Oleksandr Usyk fought out of a southpaw stance.
Glowacki was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 1 month earlier than Usyk, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 207 to Usyk's 177.
Glowacki vs Usyk form
Glowacki had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Steve Cunningham on 16th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Marco Huck on 14th August 2015 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nuri Seferi on 31st January 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Poland, Torun.
Before that, he had beat Thierry Karl on 18th October 2014 by knockout in the 5th round at Poland, Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki.
He had defeated Ismail Abdoul on 28th June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hala na Podpromiu, Rzeszow, Poland.
Oleksandr Usyk remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Pedro Rodriguez on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Sport Palace, Kiev, Ukraine.
Previous to that, he had won against Johnny Muller on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Sport Palace, Kiev.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrey Knyazev on 18th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Sport Palace, Kiev.
Before that, he had beat Danie Venter on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Sport Palace, Kiev.
He had won against Daniel Bruwer on 4th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Arena Lviv Stadium, Lviv.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Oleksandr Usyk had been fighting more than Krzysztof Glowacki.
Going to this contest, Krzysztof Glowacki had last fought 5 months and 1 day ago, while Oleksandr Usyk's last outing had been 9 months and 5 days ago.
Glowacki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Usyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Glowacki vs Usyk start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland, 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 Glowacki vs Usyk?
Glowacki vs Usyk was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.
What were the odds on Glowacki vs Usyk?
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