Goulamirian vs Flanagan Info
Arsen Goulamirian beat Mark Flanagan by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 20th October 2018 at Palais des Sports in Bouches-du-Rhône.
The fight took place over rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Goulamirian vs Flanagan stats
Arsen Goulamirian stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Flanagan made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Flanagan had a slight advantage in power over Goulamirian, with a 71% knock out percentage over Goulamirian's 65%.
Arsen Goulamirian was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Both Arsen Goulamirian & Mark Flanagan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Goulamirian was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 11 months later than Flanagan, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 142 to Flanagan's 159.
Arsen Goulamirian went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 200lb division.
Mark Flanagan was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 200lb division.
Goulamirian vs Flanagan form
Goulamirian remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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, France.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Hamilton Ventura on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at La Palestre, Alpes-Maritimes.
Before that, he had defeated Mitch Williams on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino d'Evian, Haute-Savoie.
He had won against Alexander Kubich on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Astroballe, Rhône.
Flanagan had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Denis Lebedev on 9th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Goulamirian's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Flanagan's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Goulamirian vs Flanagan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, 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.