Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Martirosyan vs Nelson?
Vanes Martirosyan beat Willie Nelson by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 4th October 2014 at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket.
The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 97-93, 96-94 in favor of winner Vanes Martirosyan.
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).
Martirosyan vs Nelson stats
Back in October 2014, Vanes Martirosyan stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Willie Nelson made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Martirosyan had a slight advantage in power over Nelson, with a 62% knock out percentage over Nelson's 57%.
Vanes Martirosyan was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Nelson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Martirosyan. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Vanes Martirosyan & Willie Nelson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Martirosyan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 84 more professional rounds, 226 to Nelson's 142.
Martirosyan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
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