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Regis Prograis vs Ivan Redkach report
Who won Prograis vs Redkach?
Regis Prograis beat Ivan Redkach by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 17th April 2021 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Georgia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 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 Jake Paul beating Ben Askren. Also, on the undercard Steve Cunningham beat Frank Mir.
Prograis vs Redkach stats
Regis Prograis stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ivan Redkach made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Prograis had a slight advantage in power over Redkach, with a 84% knock out percentage over Redkach's 78%.
Regis Prograis was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Redkach 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 Ivan Redkach was a southpaw.
Prograis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 5 months later than Redkach, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 136 to Redkach's 145.
Regis Prograis went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Prograis vs Redkach form
Prograis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Juan Heraldez on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Taylor on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kiryl Relikh on 27th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States.
Before that, he had beat Terry Flanagan on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana.
He had defeated Juan Jose Velasco on 14th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC Interim World Super Lightweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana.
Redkach had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Danny Garcia on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Devon Alexander on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 6th round at Soboba Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tyrone Harris on 16th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had beat Brian Jones on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Staples Center, LA.
He had lost to John Molina Jr on 15th December 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Regis Prograis had been fighting more than Ivan Redkach.
Going to this contest, Regis Prograis had last fought 2 years, 7 months and 4 days ago, while Ivan Redkach's last outing had been 3 years, 4 months and 10 days ago.
Prograis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Redkach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Prograis vs Redkach start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Prograis vs Redkach?
Prograis vs Redkach was broadcast on Fite.tv PPV US in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV UK.
What were the odds on Prograis vs Redkach?
Regis Prograis was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Ivan Redkach made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.
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