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Who won Nyambayar vs Marrero?
Tugstsogt Nyambayar beat Claudio Marrero by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th January 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 115-112, 116-111 in favor of winner Tugstsogt Nyambayar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Keith Thurman beating Josesito Lopez for the WBA Super World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Adam Kownacki defeated Gerald Washington.
Nyambayar vs Marrero stats
Tugstsogt Nyambayar stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Claudio Marrero made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nyambayar had advantage in power over Marrero, with a 90% knock out percentage over Marrero's 74%.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Marrero had 3-inch reach advantage.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar fought out of the orthodox stance, while Claudio Marrero was a southpaw.
Nyambayar was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 5 months later than Marrero, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 53 less professional rounds, 96 to Marrero's 149.
Tugstsogt Nyambayar went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF at featherweight.
Claudio Marrero was ranked number 5 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC and 8 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Claudio Marrero had been fighting more than Tugstsogt Nyambayar.
Going to this contest, Tugstsogt Nyambayar had last fought 3 years, 8 months and 3 days ago, while Claudio Marrero's last outing had been 3 years and 3 days ago.
Nyambayar's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
Marrero's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Nyambayar vs Marrero start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Nyambayar vs Marrero?
Tugstsogt Nyambayar was a 9/50 (-555) favourite going into the contest, while Claudio Marrero made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.