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Who won Hunter vs Maldonado?
Michael Hunter beat Fabio Maldonado by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 25th May 2019 at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Devin Haney beating Antonio Moran. Also, on the undercard Filip Hrgovic beat Gregory Corbin and Jessica McCaskill defeated Anahi Esther Sanchez.
Hunter vs Maldonado stats
Back in May 2019, Michael Hunter stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fabio Maldonado made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Maldonado had a large advantage in power over Hunter, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Hunter's 69%.
Michael Hunter was the younger man by 8 years, at 31 years old.
Both Michael Hunter & Fabio Maldonado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hunter was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 year and 10 months later than Maldonado, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 137 to Maldonado's 81.
Michael Hunter went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBA and 11 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Hunter vs Maldonado form
Hunter had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Alexander Ustinov on 24th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had beat Martin Bakole Ilunga on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 8th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, United States.
Before that, he had won against Isiah Thomas on 13th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.
He had beat Phil Williams on 27th February 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Hunter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Hunter vs Maldonado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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