Belasco Theater, California, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Hovhannisyan vs Manzanilla?
Azat Hovhannisyan beat Franklin Manzanilla by knockout in the 4th round on Thursday 5th September 2019 at Belasco Theater in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Hovhannisyan vs Manzanilla stats
Azat Hovhannisyan stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Franklin Manzanilla made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Manzanilla had advantage in power over Hovhannisyan, with a 94% knock out percentage over Hovhannisyan's 82%.
Azat Hovhannisyan was the same age as Franklin Manzanilla, at 32 years old.
Manzanilla had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hovhannisyan.
Both Azat Hovhannisyan & Franklin Manzanilla fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hovhannisyan's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Manzanilla's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 months later than Manzanilla, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 117 to Manzanilla's 98.
Azat Hovhannisyan went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 6 by the WBC at super bantamweight.
Franklin Manzanilla was ranked number 14 by the WBA and 14 by the WBC in the 122lb division.
Hovhannisyan vs Manzanilla form
Azat Hovhannisyan had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Glenn Porras on 13th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at The Avalon, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Lolito Sonsona on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesus Martinez on 12th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Belasco Theater, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rey Vargas on 12th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
He had won against Ronny Rios on 9th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The Hangar, California.
Hovhannisyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Manzanilla's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Hovhannisyan vs Manzanilla start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Belasco Theater, California, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Hovhannisyan vs Manzanilla?
Azat Hovhannisyan was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Franklin Manzanilla made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.