DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Hamazaryan vs Linares?
Zhora Hamazaryan beat Jorge Linares by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 11th December 2022 at DIVS in Ekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 98-92, 99-91 in favor of winner Zhora Hamazaryan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Magomed Kurbanov beating Johan Gonzalez. Also, on the undercard Evgeny Tishchenko defeated Artur Mann.
Hamazaryan vs Linares stats
Zhora Hamazaryan stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jorge Linares made his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hamazaryan had a slight advantage in power over Linares, with a 67% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.
Zhora Hamazaryan was the younger man by 11 years, at 26 years old.
Linares had a height advantage of 3 inches over Hamazaryan.
Both Zhora Hamazaryan & Jorge Linares fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hamazaryan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 42 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 12 year and 9 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 284 less professional rounds, 70 to Linares' 354.
Hamazaryan vs Linares form
Linares had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ivan Cano on 10th October 2015 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Mitchell on 30th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Javier Prieto on 30th December 2014 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Metropolitan Gym, London, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Ira Terry on 16th August 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
He had beat Nihito Arakawa on 8th March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Hamazaryan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Hamazaryan vs Linares start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM GMT in the UK.
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