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Who won Kownacki vs Washington?
Adam Kownacki beat Gerald Washington by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 26th January 2019 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.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Keith Thurman beating Josesito Lopez for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Tugstsogt Nyambayar defeated Claudio Marrero.
Kownacki vs Washington stats
Back in January 2019, Adam Kownacki stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gerald Washington made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kownacki had advantage in power over Washington, with a 78% knock out percentage over Washington's 63%.
Adam Kownacki was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Washington had a height advantage of 3 inches over Kownacki. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Adam Kownacki & Gerald Washington fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kownacki was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Washington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 116 to Washington's 135.
Adam Kownacki went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Kownacki vs Washington form
Kownacki had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Charles Martin on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Iago Kiladze on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Artur Szpilka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale.
Before that, he had won against Artur Szpilka on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
He had beat Joshua Tufte on 14th January 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.
Washington had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jarrell Miller on 29th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ray Austin on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Before that, he had won against Eddie Chambers on 30th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
He had drawn with Amir Mansour on 13th October 2015 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Adam Kownacki had been fighting more than Gerald Washington.
Going to this contest, Adam Kownacki had last fought 4 months and 18 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 28 days ago.
Kownacki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Washington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Kownacki vs Washington start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Kownacki vs Washington?
Adam Kownacki was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Gerald Washington made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.