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May 27 2017
Saturday

Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
25-3-0 
TKO 6
TKO 6
14-1-0

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WBA World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
30
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDKOTKOSD
Form
MDUDSDKOTKO
25
Wins
14
18
By KO
10
72
KO%
71
3
Loses
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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2
WBA
1
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WBC
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WBO
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9
IBF
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George Groves vs Fedor Chudinov report


Who won Groves vs Chudinov?

George Groves beat Fedor Chudinov by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This contest was for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.

Groves vs Chudinov stats

Back in May 2017, George Groves stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 losses and 0  draws, 18 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Fedor Chudinov made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Groves had a slight advantage in power over Chudinov, with a 72% knockout percentage over Chudinov's 71%.

George Groves was the same age as Fedor Chudinov, at 30 years old.

Groves had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chudinov. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both George Groves & Fedor Chudinov fought out of an orthodox stance.

Groves' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Chudinov's, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 months earlier than Chudinov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 21 fewer professional rounds, totaling 168 compared to Chudinov's 189.

George Groves went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA and 9 by the IBF at super middleweight.

Fedor Chudinov was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 168lb division.

Groves vs Chudinov form

Groves had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Eduard Gutknecht on November 18, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Martin Murray on June 25, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against David Brophy on April 9, 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Andrea Di Luisa on January 30, 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Copper Box Arena, London.

He had been beaten by Badou Jack on September 12, 2015 by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Chudinov had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Felix Sturm on February 20, 2016 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany.

Prior to that, he had defeated Frank Buglioni on September 26, 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Felix Sturm on May 9, 2015 by split decision in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany.

Before that, he had defeated Ben McCulloch on December 11, 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Dynamo Palace of Sports in Krylatskoye, Moscow, Russia.

He had beaten Andy Perez on June 28, 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Sheraton Hotel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, George Groves had been fighting more than Fedor Chudinov.

Going to this contest, George Groves had last fought 6 months and 9 days ago, while Fedor Chudinov's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 7 days ago.

Groves' last 5 fights come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Chudinov's last 5 fights come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

What time did Groves vs Chudinov start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Groves vs Chudinov?

Groves vs Chudinov was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ShowTime.

What were the odds on Groves vs Chudinov?

George Groves was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Fedor Chudinov made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+330) with oddsmakers.

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