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Who won Makhmudov vs Akpejiori?
Arslanbek Makhmudov beat Raphael Akpejiori by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 1st July 2023 at Huntington Center in Toledo.
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 Jared Anderson's and Charles Martin's clash.
Makhmudov vs Akpejiori stats
Back in July 2023, Arslanbek Makhmudov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Raphael Akpejiori made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws.
Arslanbek Makhmudov was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Akpejiori had a height advantage of 2 inches over Makhmudov.
Both Arslanbek Makhmudov & Raphael Akpejiori fought out of an orthodox stance.
Makhmudov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 7 months earlier than Akpejiori, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 41 to Akpejiori's 28.
Arslanbek Makhmudov went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Makhmudov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Makhmudov vs Akpejiori start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Huntington Center, Toledo, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Makhmudov vs Akpejiori?
Arslanbek Makhmudov was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Raphael Akpejiori made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Arslanbek Makhmudov - KO||50%|
|Raphael Akpejiori - Decision||25%|
|Arslanbek Makhmudov - Decision||25%|
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