Kotochigov vs Hughes Info
Maxi Hughes beat Viktor Kotochigov by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 9th October 2020 at Caesars Palace Dubai in Dubai.
The scorecards were announced as 92-97, 94-95, 93-96 in favor of winner Maxi Hughes.
The fight took place over rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Kotochigov vs Hughes stats
Viktor Kotochigov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maxi Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kotochigov had a large advantage in power over Hughes, boosting at 42% knock out percentage over Hughes' 19%.
Viktor Kotochigov was the younger man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Viktor Kotochigov fought out of the orthodox stance, while Maxi Hughes was a southpaw.
Kotochigov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 3 months later than Hughes, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 108 less professional rounds, 79 to Hughes' 187.
Viktor Kotochigov went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Kotochigov vs Hughes form
Hughes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jono Carroll on 12th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at LS-Live, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kris Pilkington on 22nd March 2020 by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Liam Walsh on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Kieron McLaren on 6th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.
He had lost to Sam Bowen on 14th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at King Power Stadium (Leicester City FC), Leicestershire.
Kotochigov's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Kotochigov vs Hughes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Kotochigov vs Hughes?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.