Baluan Sholak Sports Palace, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Islam vs Jesus?
Kanat Islam beat Julio De Jesus by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 5th July 2019 at Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Islam vs Jesus stats
Kanat Islam stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julio De Jesus made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jesus had a slight advantage in power over Islam, with a 89% knock out percentage over Islam's 80%.
Kanat Islam was the younger man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Jesus had a height advantage of 2 inches over Islam.
Both Kanat Islam & Julio De Jesus fought out of an orthodox stance.
Islam was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 1 month later than Jesus, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 126 to Jesus' 88.
Islam's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Islam vs Jesus?
Kanat Islam was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Julio De Jesus made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.