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Who won Matias vs Ananyan?
Subriel Matias beat Petros Ananyan by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Borgata Hotel Casino in New Jersey.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Subriel Matias.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Gary Russell Jr losing to Mark Magsayo for the WBC World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Tugstsogt Nyambayar defeated Sakaria Lukas.
Matias vs Ananyan stats
Subriel Matias stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Petros Ananyan made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Matias had a massive power advantage over Ananyan, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Ananyan's 44%.
Subriel Matias was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Ananyan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Matias.
Both Subriel Matias & Petros Ananyan fought out of an orthodox stance.
Matias was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months later than Ananyan, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 85 to Ananyan's 136.
Subriel Matias went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 2 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Petros Ananyan was ranked number 13 by the WBA in the 140lb division.
Matias vs Ananyan form
Subriel Matias had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Batyrzhan Jukembayev on 29th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Malik Hawkins on 24th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jonathan Jose Eniz on 30th November 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Coliseo Tomas Dones, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had won against Maxim Dadashev on 19th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
He had beat Fernando David Saucedo on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana.
Matias' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Matias vs Ananyan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Borgata Hotel Casino, New Jersey, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Matias vs Ananyan?
Subriel Matias was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Petros Ananyan made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.