Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
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Who won Goulamirian vs Bejenaru?
Arsen Goulamirian beat Constantin Bejenaru by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 28th December 2019 at Palais des Sports in Bouches-du-Rhône.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Arsen Goulamirian.
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 WBA cruiserweight championship of the world.
Goulamirian vs Bejenaru stats
Back in December 2019, Arsen Goulamirian stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Constantin Bejenaru made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Goulamirian had a massive power advantage over Bejenaru, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Bejenaru's 29%.
Arsen Goulamirian was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Goulamirian had a height advantage of 3 inches over Bejenaru.
Arsen Goulamirian fought out of the orthodox stance, while Constantin Bejenaru was a southpaw.
Goulamirian was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Bejenaru, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 65 more professional rounds, 154 to Bejenaru's 89.
Constantin Bejenaru was ranked number 8 by the WBA in the 200lb division.
Goulamirian vs Bejenaru form
Goulamirian remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Kane Watts on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Accor Hotel Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had beat Mark Flanagan on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryad Merhy on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
Before that, he had beat Hamilton Ventura on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes.
He had defeated Mitch Williams on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino d'Evian, Haute-Savoie.
Goulamirian's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Goulamirian vs Bejenaru start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Goulamirian vs Bejenaru?
Arsen Goulamirian was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Constantin Bejenaru made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.