broadcast start time:
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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is James vs Butaev?
Jamal James will take on Radzhab Butaev on Saturday 30th October 2021 in the United States.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
The undercard is set to feature the clash of Ennis vs Dulorme.
James vs Butaev stats
Jamal James steps 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 will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Butaev has a massive power advantage over James, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over James' 44%.
Jamal James is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
James has a height advantage of 4 inches over Butaev. Despite this, Butaev has 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jamal James & Radzhab Butaev fight out of an orthodox stance.
James is 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 has fought 116 more professional rounds, 173 to Butaev's 57.
Radzhab Butaev is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
James vs Butaev form
James has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he 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 remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Hehad won against Ramses Agaton on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Florentine Gardens, California.
In terms of recent activity, Radzhab Butaev has been fighting more than Jamal James.
Jamal James last fought 1 year, 2 months and 11 days ago, while Radzhab Butaev's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 19 days ago.
James' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Butaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What time does James vs Butaev start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST in the United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who is showing James vs Butaev?
James vs Butaev will be broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
How do you stream James vs Butaev?
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In the US you can stream James vs Butaev via Hula when you buy a Showtime add-on, on top of a standard Hulu package (From $5.99).
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What were the odds on James vs Butaev?
Radzhab Butaev is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Jamal James if you fancy the incredible upset.
James vs Butaev US streams
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