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Mar 02 2024
Saturday

Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, United States

12 round contest @ Featherweight
12-0-0
TKO 12
TKO 12
14-0-1

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Featherweight Championship

The tape

25
Age
25
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

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Form
UDKOUDSDTKO
12
Wins
14
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
1
2021
Debut
2019

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Otabek Kholmatov vs Raymond Ford report


Who won Kholmatov vs Ford?

Raymond Ford beat Otabek Kholmatov by technical knockout in the 12th round on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024, at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 kg).

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

Also on the undercard Luis Alberto Lopez was victorious over Reiya Abe for the IBF World Featherweight championship, Brian Norman Jr beat Janelson Figueroa Bocachica, Rohan Polanco defeated Tarik Zaina, and Troy Isley was victorious over Mark Anthony Hernandez.

Kholmatov vs Ford stats

Back in March 2024, Otabek Kholmatov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Raymond Ford made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 1 draw.

Otabek Kholmatov was the same age as Raymond Ford, at 25 years old.

Ford had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Otabek Kholmatov fought out of the orthodox stance, while Raymond Ford was a southpaw.

Kholmatov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2021, 2 years and 3 months later than Ford, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 54 fewer professional rounds, totaling 59 compared to Ford's 113.

Otabek Kholmatov went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at featherweight.

Raymond Ford was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 126lb division.

Kholmatov vs Ford form

Kholmatov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Thomas Patrick Ward on March 4, 2023, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Andranik Grigoryan on March 26, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight eliminator fight at Caribe Royale Orlando, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adrian Morel Solis on December 21, 2021, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Before that, he had beaten Juan Carlos Pena on December 4, 2021, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca High Caribbean, Sosua.

He had defeated Estevin Herrera on November 10, 2021, by knockout in the 3rd round at Hostal Camping Yolimar, Santiago de Tolu, Colombia.

Ford 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 won against Jessie Magdaleno on April 8, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Boeing Center at Tech Port, San Antonio, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Sakaria Lukas on November 12, 2022, by knockout in the 8th round at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Richard Medina on June 25, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Tech Port Arena, Texas.

Before that, he had beaten Edward Vazquez on February 5, 2022, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

He had won against Felix Caraballo on November 27, 2021, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raymond Ford had been fighting more than Otabek Kholmatov.

Going into this contest, Otabek Kholmatov had last fought 11 months and 27 days ago, while Raymond Ford's last outing had been 10 months and 23 days ago.

Kholmatov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 21 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Ford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What time did Kholmatov vs Ford start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Kholmatov vs Ford?

The ESPN+ show began at 5:10 PM EST / 2:10 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Kholmatov vs Ford?

Otabek Kholmatov was a 8/13 (-160) favorite going into the contest, while Raymond Ford made his way into the ring at 13/10 (+130) with oddsmakers.

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