DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Kurbanov vs Gonzalez?
Magomed Kurbanov beat Johan Gonzalez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 11th December 2022 at DIVS in Ekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 97-93, 97-93 in favor of winner Magomed Kurbanov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Also, on the undercard Evgeny Tishchenko was victorious over Artur Mann and Zhora Hamazaryan beat Jorge Linares.
Kurbanov vs Gonzalez stats
Back in December 2022, Magomed Kurbanov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Johan Gonzalez made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a massive power advantage over Kurbanov, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Kurbanov's 57%.
Magomed Kurbanov was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Gonzalez had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Magomed Kurbanov & Johan Gonzalez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kurbanov was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 5 months later than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 82 more professional rounds, 177 to Gonzalez's 95.
Johan Gonzalez was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
Kurbanov vs Gonzalez form
Kurbanov remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Patrick Teixeira on 9th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had beat Liam Smith on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dmitry Mikhaylenko on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, he had beat Ilya Ochkin on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
He had defeated Ismail Iliev on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Kurbanov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Kurbanov vs Gonzalez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Kurbanov vs Gonzalez?
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