The Derby Room PomonaFairplex, Pomona, United States
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Gvozdyk vs Obando?
Oleksandr Gvozdyk beat Josue Obando by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 11th February 2023 at The Derby Room Pomona at Fairplex in Pomona.
The scorecards were announced as 60-54 in favor of winner Oleksandr Gvozdyk.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Gvozdyk vs Obando stats
Back in February 2023, Oleksandr Gvozdyk stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Josue Obando made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 34 loses and 2 draws.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Obando had 2-inch reach advantage.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk fought out of the orthodox stance, while Josue Obando was a southpaw.
Gvozdyk was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 38 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 year and 8 months later than Obando, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 112 to Obando's 161.
Gvozdyk vs Obando form
Gvozdyk had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Artur Beterbiev on 18th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Doudou Ngumbu on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had won against Adonis Stevenson on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Mehdi Amar on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
He had defeated Craig Baker on 19th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska.
Gvozdyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Gvozdyk vs Obando start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at The Derby Room Pomona at Fairplex, Pomona, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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