Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Provodnikov vs Rodriguez?
Ruslan Provodnikov beat Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 7th November 2015 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Provodnikov vs Rodriguez stats
Ruslan Provodnikov stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Rodriguez had a slight advantage in power over Provodnikov, with a 73% knock out percentage over Provodnikov's 71%.
Ruslan Provodnikov was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Provodnikov. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Ruslan Provodnikov & Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Provodnikov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 131 more professional rounds, 181 to Rodriguez's 50.
Provodnikov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Provodnikov vs Rodriguez?
Ruslan Provodnikov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.