MBS Arena, Potsdam, Germany
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Koelling vs Cherviak?
Enrico Koelling beat Oleksandr Cherviak by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th April 2016 at MBS Arena in Potsdam.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 117-112, 118-110 in favor of winner Enrico Koelling.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Koelling vs Cherviak stats
Enrico Koelling stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oleksandr Cherviak made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cherviak had a slight advantage in power over Koelling, with a 33% knock out percentage over Koelling's 30%.
Enrico Koelling was the younger man by 9 years, at 32 years old.
Koelling had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cherviak.
Both Enrico Koelling & Oleksandr Cherviak fought out of an orthodox stance.
Koelling's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Cherviak's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 9 months later than Cherviak, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 77 more professional rounds, 233 to Cherviak's 156.
Enrico Koelling went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBA and 12 by the WBO at light heavyweight.
Koelling vs Cherviak form
Enrico Koelling had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ryno Liebenberg on 1st October 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Jahnsportforum, Neubrandenburg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had beat Oleksandr Cherviak on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MBS Arena, Potsdam.
Going into that contest, he had won against Serhiy Demchenko on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Inselparkhalle, Wilhelmsburg.
Before that, he had beat Karel Horejsek on 17th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at DM-Arena, Karlsruhe.
He had defeated Vasyl Kondor on 18th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle.
Koelling's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Koelling vs Cherviak start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at MBS Arena, Potsdam, Germany, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Koelling vs Cherviak?
Enrico Koelling was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Oleksandr Cherviak made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.