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Who won Joyce vs Ustinov?
Joe Joyce beat Alexander Ustinov by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Lamex Stadium in Hertfordshire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders' and Shefat Isufi's clash for the WBO World Super Middleweight championship.
Joyce vs Ustinov stats
Joe Joyce stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Ustinov made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Joyce had a large advantage in power over Ustinov, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Ustinov's 74%.
Joe Joyce was the younger man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Ustinov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Joyce.
Both Joe Joyce & Alexander Ustinov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 12 year and 5 months later than Ustinov, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 140 less professional rounds, 53 to Ustinov's 193.
Joe Joyce went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Joyce vs Ustinov form
Joyce remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Bermane Stiverne on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Joe Hanks on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Iago Kiladze on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
Before that, he had won against Ivica Bacurin on 15th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Lenroy Thomas on 5th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Alexander Ustinov had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michael Hunter on 24th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Manuel Charr on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Konstantin Airich on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Before that, he had won against Maurice Harris on 10th October 2015 by knockout in the 1st round at El Poliedro, Caracas, Venezuela.
He had defeated Travis Walker on 11th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Velodrome, Manchester, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joe Joyce had been fighting more than Alexander Ustinov.
Going to this contest, Joe Joyce had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 25 days ago, while Alexander Ustinov's last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 24 days ago.
Joyce's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Ustinov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Joyce vs Ustinov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Joyce vs Ustinov?
Joe Joyce was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Alexander Ustinov made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.