VS
Feb 16 2024
Friday

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

12 round contest @ Super Featherweight
17-1-1
TKO 11
TKO 11
26-1-0

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Eliminator For

IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
26
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

SDTKOTKOMDTKO
Form
KOKOTKOTKOKO
17
Wins
26
14
By KO
26
82
KO%
100
1
Loses
1
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2015

Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight

8
The Ring
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WBA
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4
WBC
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WBO
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3
IBF
4

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs Eduardo Nunez report


Who won Rakhimov vs Nunez?

Eduardo Nunez beat Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov by technical knockout in the 11th round on Friday, February 16th, 2024, Dushanbe.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 kg).

This contest was an eliminator for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.

Rakhimov vs Nunez stats

Back in February 2024, Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Eduardo Nunez made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 26 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Nunez had an advantage in power over Rakhimov, with a 100% knockout percentage compared to Rakhimov's 82%.

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov was the older man by 3 years, at 29 years old.

Rakhimov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nunez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov fought out of the southpaw stance, while Eduardo Nunez was an orthodox fighter.

Rakhimov's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Nunez's, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months later than Nunez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, totaling 103 compared to Nunez's 96.

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC, and 3 by the IBF at super featherweight.

Eduardo Nunez was ranked number 4 by the IBF in the 130lb division.

Rakhimov vs Nunez form

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Joe Cordina on April 22, 2023, by split decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Zelfa Barrett on November 5, 2022, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sardor Muzaffarov on December 11, 2021, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Before that, he had drawn with Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on February 13, 2021, by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

He had beaten Azinga Fuzile on September 29, 2019, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Orient Theatre, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Eduardo Nunez had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Oscar Escandon on October 28, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round at Poliforum Benito Juarez, Cancun, Mexico.

Prior to that, he had defeated Jesus Martin Ceyca on March 4, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round at Polideportivo Juan S. Millan, Culiacan.

Going into that contest, he had won against Willmank Canonico Brito on September 30, 2022, by technical knockout in the 10th round at Culiacan, Sinaloa.

Before that, he had defeated Osvaldo Maldonado on October 15, 2021, by technical knockout in the 9th round at Auditorio Benito Juarez, Los Mochis.

He had beaten Guillermo Avila on February 27, 2021, by knockout in the 5th round at Gimnasio Kochul, Los Mochis.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Eduardo Nunez had been fighting more than Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov.

Going into this contest, Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov had last fought 9 months and 25 days ago, while Eduardo Nunez's last outing had been 3 months and 19 days ago.

Rakhimov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 18 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Nunez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

What time did Rakhimov vs Nunez start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 5:30 PM UTC at Dushanbe, Tajikistan, which was 12:30 PM EST or 9:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 5:30 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Rakhimov vs Nunez?

The YouTube US show began at 10:00 AM EST / 7:00 AM PST. The YouTube UK broadcast of the card started at 3:00 PM (GTM).

What were the odds on Rakhimov vs Nunez?

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov was a 4/9 (-230) favorite going into the contest, while Eduardo Nunez made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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