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Wladimir Klitschko vs Kubrat Pulev report
Who won Klitschko vs Pulev?
Wladimir Klitschko beat Kubrat Pulev by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 15th November 2014 at O2 World Arena in Altona.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.
Klitschko vs Pulev stats
Wladimir Klitschko stepped into the ring with a record of 62 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 52 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kubrat Pulev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Klitschko had a large advantage in power over Pulev, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Pulev's 55%.
Wladimir Klitschko was the older man by 5 years, at 47 years old.
Klitschko had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pulev. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Wladimir Klitschko & Kubrat Pulev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Klitschko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 45 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 12 years and 10 months earlier than Pulev, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 135 more professional rounds, 369 to Pulev's 234.
Klitschko vs Pulev form
Klitschko 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 defeated Alexander Povetkin on 5th October 2013 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Povetkin on 5th October 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Francesco Pianeta on 4th May 2013 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at SAP-Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Before that, he had won against Mariusz Wach on 10th November 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Hamburg.
He had beat Tony Thompson on 7th July 2012 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Stade de Suisse, Berne, Switzerland.
Klitschko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 10 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
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