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Alberto Puello vs Batyr Akhmedov report
Who won Puello vs Akhmedov?
Alberto Puello beat Batyr Akhmedov by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Alberto Puello.
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 WBA super lightweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Omar Figueroa Jr losing to Sergey Lipinets. Also, on the undercard Roger Gutierrez lost to Hector Luis Garcia for the WBA World Super Featherweight belt, Brandun Lee defeated Will Madera, Lenier Pero was victorious over Joel Caudle and Ismael Barroso beat Fernando David Saucedo.
Puello vs Akhmedov stats
Alberto Puello stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Batyr Akhmedov made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Alberto Puello was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Puello had a height advantage of 1 inch over Akhmedov. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Alberto Puello & Batyr Akhmedov fought out of a southpaw stance.
Puello was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Akhmedov, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 61 more professional rounds, 144 to Akhmedov's 83.
Alberto Puello went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA and 13 by the WBC at super lightweight.
Batyr Akhmedov was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 14 by the WBC in the 140lb division.
Puello vs Akhmedov form
Puello remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ve Shawn Owens on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jesus Antonio Rubio on 21st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pabellon de Boleibol, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cristian Rafael Coria on 17th December 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo.
Before that, he had beat Jonathan Alonso on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo.
He had defeated David Bency on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Hotel Jaragua, Santo Domingo.
Batyr Akhmedov had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Argenis Mendez on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mario Barrios on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Gabriel Pina on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Gimnasio Oscar 'Tigre' García, Baja California, Mexico.
Before that, he had defeated Viktor Plotnykov on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Ice Palace, Vladimir, Russia.
He had beat Ismael Barroso on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 9th round at Westin Bonaventure Hotel, California, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alberto Puello had been fighting more than Batyr Akhmedov.
Going to this contest, Alberto Puello had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 18 days ago, while Batyr Akhmedov's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 10 days ago.
Puello's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Akhmedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Puello vs Akhmedov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States, which was around 3:30 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Puello vs Akhmedov?
Puello vs Akhmedov was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Puello vs Akhmedov?
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