Oct 30 2021
Saturday

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States

12 round contest @ Welterweight
27-1-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
13-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Welterweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
28
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOKOMD
Form
KONCUDTKOTKO
27
Wins
13
12
By KO
10
44
KO%
77
1
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
4
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Jamal James vs Radzhab Butaev report


Who won James vs Butaev?

Radzhab Butaev beat Jamal James by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 30th October 2021 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Nevada.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This contest was for the WBA welterweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis was victorious over Thomas Dulorme and Michel Rivera beat Jose Matias Romero.

James vs Butaev stats

Back in October 2021, Jamal James stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Radzhab Butaev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Butaev had a massive power advantage over James, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over James' 44%.

Jamal James was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.

James had a height advantage of 4 inches over Butaev. Despite this, Butaev had 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Jamal James & Radzhab Butaev fought out of an orthodox stance.

James was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Butaev, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 111 more professional rounds, 192 to Butaev's 81.

Radzhab Butaev was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 147lb division.

James vs Butaev form

James had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Thomas Dulorme on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Antonio DeMarco on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.

Going into that contest, he had won against Janer Gonzalez on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

Before that, he had beat Mahonri Montes on 24th August 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

He had defeated Abel Ramos on 13th April 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

Butaev 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 lost to Alexander Besputin on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Previous to that, he had won against Silverio Ortiz on 3rd May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Pennsylvania, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Lanardo Tyner on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Maryland Live Casino, Maryland.

Before that, he had beat Azael Cosio on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had won against Ramses Agaton on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Florentine Gardens, California.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Radzhab Butaev had been fighting more than Jamal James.

Going to this contest, Jamal James had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 22 days ago, while Radzhab Butaev's last outing had been 1 year and 11 months ago.

James' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

Butaev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What time did James vs Butaev start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast James vs Butaev?

James vs Butaev was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on James vs Butaev?

Jamal James was a 91/100 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Radzhab Butaev made his way into the ring at 91/100 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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