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Who won Lerena vs Ducar?
Kevin Lerena beat Vasil Ducar by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th June 2019 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of winner Kevin Lerena.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Lerena vs Ducar stats
Kevin Lerena stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vasil Ducar made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 1 draw, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ducar had a massive power advantage over Lerena, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Lerena's 45%.
Kevin Lerena was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Ducar had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lerena.
Kevin Lerena fought out of the southpaw stance, while Vasil Ducar was an orthodox fighter.
Lerena was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Ducar, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 176 more professional rounds, 176 to Ducar's 0.
Kevin Lerena went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 8 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Lerena vs Ducar form
Lerena had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Artur Mann on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, South Africa.
Previous to that, he had won against Roman Golovashchenko on 2nd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sarhadci Olympic Center, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dmytro Kucher on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Guateng, South Africa.
Before that, he had defeated Youri Kayembre Kalenga on 9th September 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
He had won against Sergio Ramirez on 23rd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Lerena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Lerena vs Ducar start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM UTC at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Lerena vs Ducar?
Lerena vs Ducar was broadcast on BoxNation in the UK.
What were the odds on Lerena vs Ducar?
Kevin Lerena was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vasil Ducar made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.