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Who won Lomachenko vs Walters?
Vasyl Lomachenko beat Nicholas Walters by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 26th November 2016 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vasyl Lomachenko.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super featherweight championship of the world.
Lomachenko vs Walters stats
Back in November 2016, Vasyl Lomachenko stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nicholas Walters made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 1 draw, with 21 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Walters had advantage in power over Lomachenko, with a 81% knock out percentage over Lomachenko's 67%.
Vasyl Lomachenko was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Walters had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lomachenko. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Vasyl Lomachenko fought out of the southpaw stance, while Nicholas Walters was an orthodox fighter.
Lomachenko was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 2 months later than Walters, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 188 to Walters' 144.
Lomachenko vs Walters form
Lomachenko had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Roman Martinez on 11th June 2016 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Romulo Koasicha on 7th November 2015 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gamalier Rodriguez on 2nd May 2015 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo on 23rd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
He had beat Gary Russell Jr on 21st June 2014 by majority decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Walters had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Jason Sosa on 19th December 2015 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Miguel Marriaga on 13th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nonito Donaire on 18th October 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Before that, he had defeated Vic Darchinyan on 31st May 2014 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
He had beat Alberto Garza on 9th November 2013 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vasyl Lomachenko had been fighting more than Nicholas Walters.
Going to this contest, Vasyl Lomachenko had last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Nicholas Walters' last outing had been 11 months and 7 days ago.
Lomachenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Walters' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Lomachenko vs Walters start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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