VS
Feb 20 2021
Saturday

Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Welterweight
26-3-1
TKO 6
TKO 6
10-0-1

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The tape

32
Age
27
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOTKOPTSUD
Form
UDUDTKOTKOUD
26
Wins
10
14
By KO
6
54
KO%
60
3
Loses
0
1
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2017

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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9
WBA
-
7
WBC
-
10
WBO
-
6
IBF
15

David Avanesyan vs Josh Kelly report


Who won Avanesyan vs Kelly?

David Avanesyan beat Josh Kelly by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday, February 20th, 2021, at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

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).

Also on the undercard Florian Marku was victorious over Rylan Charlton, Robbie Davies Jnr lost to Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela, and Jordan Gill defeated Cesar Juarez.

Avanesyan vs Kelly stats

Back in February 2021, David Avanesyan stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Josh Kelly made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 1 draw, with 6 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Kelly had a slight advantage in power over Avanesyan, with a 60% knockout percentage compared to Avanesyan's 54%.

David Avanesyan was the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Kelly had a height advantage of 2 inches over Avanesyan. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both David Avanesyan and Josh Kelly fought out of an orthodox stance.

Avanesyan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 10 months earlier than Kelly, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 100 more professional rounds, totaling 214 compared to Kelly's 114.

David Avanesyan went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO, and 6 by the IBF at welterweight.

Josh Kelly was ranked number 15 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Avanesyan vs Kelly form

David Avanesyan had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jose Del Rio on December 12, 2019, by knockout in the 1st round at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain.

Prior to that, he had won against Kerman Lejarraga on September 28, 2019, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bilbao Arena, País Vasco.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Kerman Lejarraga on March 30, 2019, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bilbao Arena, País Vasco.

Before that, he had been beaten by Egidijus Kavaliauskas on February 16, 2018, by technical knockout in the 6th round at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada, United States.

He had lost to Lamont Peterson on February 18, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Cintas Center, Cincinnati.

Kelly had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Winston Campos on December 20, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

Prior to that, he had drawn with Ray Robinson on June 1, 2019, by majority draw at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Przemyslaw Runowski on April 20, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Kris George on June 16, 2018, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.

He had defeated Carlos Molina on March 31, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Josh Kelly had been fighting more than David Avanesyan.

Going into this contest, David Avanesyan had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 8 days ago, while Josh Kelly's last outing had been 1 year and 2 months ago.

Avanesyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 2 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

Kelly's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What time did Avanesyan vs Kelly start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Avanesyan vs Kelly?

The DAZN show began at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The Sky Sports Arena broadcast of the card started at 7:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Avanesyan vs Kelly?

David Avanesyan was a 133/100 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Josh Kelly made his way into the ring at 61/100 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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