Accor Hotel Arena, Paris, France
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Goulamirian vs Watts?
Arsen Goulamirian beat Kane Watts by knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 15th November 2019 at Accor Hotel Arena in Paris.
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.
The undercard featured the clash of Soro vs Vitu.
Goulamirian vs Watts stats
Back in November 2019, Arsen Goulamirian stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kane Watts made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Goulamirian had a slight advantage in power over Watts, with a 67% knock out percentage over Watts' 62%.
Arsen Goulamirian was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Both Arsen Goulamirian & Kane Watts fought out of an orthodox stance.
Goulamirian's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Watts', having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year later than Watts, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 31 more professional rounds, 154 to Watts' 123.
Kane Watts was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 200lb division.
Goulamirian vs Watts form
Goulamirian remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Mitch Williams on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino d'Evian, Haute-Savoie.
He had beat Alexander Kubich on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Astroballe, Rhône.
Goulamirian's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Goulamirian vs Watts start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Accor Hotel Arena, Paris, 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 Watts?
Arsen Goulamirian was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Kane Watts made his way into the ring at 36/5 (+720) with oddsmakers.