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Who won Prograis vs Indongo?
Regis Prograis beat Julius Indongo by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Friday 9th March 2018 at Deadwood Mountain Grand in South Dakota.
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 contest was for the WBC super lightweight championship of the world.
Prograis vs Indongo stats
Regis Prograis stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Julius Indongo made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Regis Prograis was the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Indongo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Prograis. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Regis Prograis fought out of the orthodox stance, while Julius Indongo was a southpaw.
Prograis was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 9 months later than Indongo, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 136 to Indongo's 134.
Regis Prograis went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC at super lightweight.
Julius Indongo was ranked number 8 by the WBC and 9 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Prograis vs Indongo form
Indongo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ricky Burns on 15th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Eduard Troyanovsky on 3rd December 2016 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had beat Fabian Lyimo on 6th August 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek, Namibia.
Before that, he had defeated Allan Kamote on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek.
He had won against Zolani Marali on 3rd October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Windhoek Country Club Resort, Windhoek.
Prograis' last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Indongo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Prograis vs Indongo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Deadwood Mountain Grand, South Dakota, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Prograis vs Indongo?
Regis Prograis was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Julius Indongo made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.