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Viktor Kotochigov
Kotochigov
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VS
Oct 09 2020
Friday

Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

10 round contest @ Lightweight
12-0-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 92-97
  • 94-95
  • 93-96
UD 10
21-5-2

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The tape

27
Age
31
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
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Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

UDUDPTSKOKO
Form
PTSUDTKOTKOTKO
12
Wins
21
5
By KO
4
42
KO%
19
0
Loses
5
0
Draws
2
2015
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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14
WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Viktor Kotochigov vs Maxi Hughes report


Who won Kotochigov vs Hughes?

Maxi Hughes beat Viktor Kotochigov by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday, October 9th, 2020, at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai.

The scorecards were announced as 97-92, 95-94, 96-93 in favor of winner Maxi Hughes.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 kg).

Kotochigov vs Hughes stats

Back in October 2020, Viktor Kotochigov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Maxi Hughes made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, with 4 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Kotochigov had a large advantage in power over Hughes, boasting a 42% knockout percentage compared to Hughes' 19%.

Viktor Kotochigov was the younger man by 4 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 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 years and 3 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 166 fewer professional rounds, totaling 81 compared to Hughes' 247.

Viktor Kotochigov went into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC at lightweight.

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 August 12, 2020, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at LS-Live, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had defeated Kris Pilkington on March 22, 2020, by points in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Liam Walsh on November 9, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Before that, he had beaten Kieron McLaren on July 6, 2019, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Doncaster Dome, Yorkshire.

He had lost to Sam Bowen on April 14, 2018, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Super Featherweight championship fight at King Power Stadium (Leicester City FC), Leicestershire.

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Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 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+.

What were the odds on Kotochigov vs Hughes?

Viktor Kotochigov was a 93/100 (-110) favorite going into the contest, while Maxi Hughes made his way into the ring at 17/10 (+170) with oddsmakers.

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Kotochigov

Maxi

Hughes

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Hughes
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Viktor Kotochigov

Maxi Hughes

108

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