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Wladimir Klitschko vs Mariusz Wach report
Who won Klitschko vs Wach?
Wladimir Klitschko beat Mariusz Wach by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 10th November 2012 at O2 World Arena in Hamburg.
The scorecards were announced as 120-107, 120-107, 119-109 in favor of winner Wladimir Klitschko.
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 unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA, The Ring & WBO belts on the line.
Klitschko vs Wach stats
Wladimir Klitschko stepped into the ring with a record of 58 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 50 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mariusz Wach made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 15 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Klitschko had a large advantage in power over Wach, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Wach's 56%.
Wladimir Klitschko was the older man by 4 years, at 47 years old.
Wach had a height advantage of 2 inches over Klitschko. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Wladimir Klitschko & Mariusz Wach fought out of an orthodox stance.
Klitschko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 8 years and 5 months earlier than Wach, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 82 more professional rounds, 369 to Wach's 287.
Klitschko vs Wach form
Klitschko had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jean Marc Mormeck on 3rd March 2012 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at ESPRIT arena, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Haye on 2nd July 2011 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Imtech-Arena, Altona.
Before that, he had won against David Haye on 2nd July 2011 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Imtech-Arena, Hamburg.
He had beat Samuel Peter on 11th September 2010 by knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Commerzbank-Arena, Hessen.
Klitschko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 12 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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