Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Grand Theatre, Nevada, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Jennings vs Muralimov?
Bryant Jennings beat Akhror Muralimov by knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 16th February 2018 at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Grand Theatre in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Jennings vs Muralimov stats
Bryant Jennings stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Akhror Muralimov made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Muralimov had a large advantage in power over Jennings, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Jennings' 57%.
Bryant Jennings was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Jennings had a height advantage of 3 inches over Muralimov. That also extended to a 13-inch reach advantage.
Both Bryant Jennings & Akhror Muralimov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Jennings was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 13 days later than Muralimov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 113 more professional rounds, 172 to Muralimov's 59.
Jennings vs Muralimov form
Jennings 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 Oscar Rivas on 18th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Dimitrenko on 18th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joey Dawejko on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Akhror Muralimov on 16th February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Grand Theatre, Nevada.
He had beat Don Haynesworth on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Jennings' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jennings vs Muralimov?
Bryant Jennings was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Akhror Muralimov made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.