Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Indongo vs Lyimo?
Julius Indongo beat Fabian Lyimo by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 6th August 2016 at Windhoek Country Club Resort in Windhoek.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Indongo vs Lyimo stats
Julius Indongo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fabian Lyimo made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lyimo had advantage in power over Indongo, with a 59% knock out percentage over Indongo's 47%.
Julius Indongo was the younger man by 1 year, at 39 years old.
Indongo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lyimo.
Both Julius Indongo & Fabian Lyimo fought out of a southpaw stance.
Indongo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 1 month later than Lyimo, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 134 to Lyimo's 105.
Indongo vs Lyimo form
Indongo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ricky Burns on 15th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Eduard Troyanovsky on 3rd December 2016 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Fabian Lyimo on 6th August 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia.
Before that, he had defeated Allan Kamote on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek.
He had won against Zolani Marali on 3rd October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek.
Indongo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
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