Kurbanov vs Iliev Info
Magomed Kurbanov beat Ismail Iliev by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 7th March 2020 at RCC Boxing Academy in Ekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 96-93, 97-92, 95-94 in favor of winner Magomed Kurbanov.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Kurbanov vs Iliev stats
Magomed Kurbanov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ismail Iliev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 1 draw, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kurbanov had a massive power advantage over Iliev, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Iliev's 27%.
Magomed Kurbanov was the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Both Magomed Kurbanov & Ismail Iliev fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kurbanov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 month later than Iliev, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 120 to Iliev's 75.
Magomed Kurbanov went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC and 7 by the WBO in the 154lb division.
Kurbanov vs Iliev form
Kurbanov remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Diego Gabriel Chaves on 2nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Juan Rodriguez on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ekaterinburg Expo, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had beat Charles Manyuchi on 19th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.
Before that, he had won against Akinori Watanabe on 15th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
What time did Kurbanov vs Iliev start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 pm GMT in the UK.