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Scott Quigg vs Oleg Yefimovych report
Who won Quigg vs Yefimovych?
Scott Quigg beat Oleg Yefimovych by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Quigg vs Yefimovych stats
Scott Quigg stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws.
Oleg Yefimovych made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Scott Quigg was the younger man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Quigg had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yefimovych.
Both Scott Quigg & Oleg Yefimovych fought out of an orthodox stance.
Quigg was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 4 months later than Yefimovych, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 200 to Yefimovych's 245.
Scott Quigg went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 10 by the WBO and 2 by the IBF at featherweight.
Oleg Yefimovych was ranked number 4 by the WBA and 10 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Quigg vs Yefimovych form
Quigg had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Viorel Simion on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Jose Cayetano on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 9th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Carl Frampton on 27th February 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Kiko Martinez on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Hidenori Otake on 22nd November 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Quigg's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Quigg vs Yefimovych start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:30 PM UTC at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, which was 3:30 PM EST or 12:30 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:30 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Quigg vs Yefimovych?
Quigg vs Yefimovych was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by HBO.
What were the odds on Quigg vs Yefimovych?
Scott Quigg was a 7/100 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Oleg Yefimovych made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.
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