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Who won Kownacki vs Kiladze?
Adam Kownacki beat Iago Kiladze by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 20th January 2018 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Kownacki vs Kiladze stats
Back in January 2018, Adam Kownacki stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Iago Kiladze made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Adam Kownacki was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Kiladze had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kownacki.
Both Adam Kownacki & Iago Kiladze fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kownacki was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 2 months later than Kiladze, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 116 to Kiladze's 145.
Adam Kownacki went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Iago Kiladze was ranked number 15 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Kownacki vs Kiladze form
Kownacki had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Artur Szpilka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Artur Szpilka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joshua Tufte on 14th January 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Jesse Barboza on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Danny Kelly on 16th January 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Kownacki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What time did Kownacki vs Kiladze start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:30 PM EST / 4:30 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 12:30 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Kownacki vs Kiladze?
Adam Kownacki was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Iago Kiladze made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.