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Richard Riakporhe vs Krzysztof Glowacki report
Who won Riakporhe vs Glowacki?
Richard Riakporhe beat Krzysztof Glowacki by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Chris Eubank Jr losing to Liam Smith. Also, on the undercard Ekow Essuman beat Chris Kongo for the BBBOC British Welterweight and CBC Commonwealth Welterweight belts and Joseph Parker defeated Jack Massey.
Riakporhe vs Glowacki stats
Richard Riakporhe stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Krzysztof Glowacki made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Richard Riakporhe was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Riakporhe had a height advantage of 5 inches over Glowacki. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Richard Riakporhe fought out of the orthodox stance, while Krzysztof Glowacki was a southpaw.
Riakporhe was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 10 months later than Glowacki, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 132 less professional rounds, 75 to Glowacki's 207.
Richard Riakporhe went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 12 by the WBO and 2 by the IBF at cruiserweight.
Krzysztof Glowacki was ranked number 6 by the WBO in the 200lb division.
Riakporhe vs Glowacki form
Riakporhe remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Fabio Turchi on 11th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Deion Jumah on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Olanrewaju Durodola on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Krzysztof Twardowski on 2nd October 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
He had defeated Jack Massey on 19th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Glowacki 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 lost to Mairis Briedis on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
Previous to that, he had won against Maksim Vlasov on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at UIC Pavilion, Illinois, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Santander Silgado on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Hala Sportowa, Osiedle Dolne Miasto 14A, Walcz, Poland.
Before that, he had beat Serhiy Radchenko on 10th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hala Nysa, ul. Sudecka 23, Nysa.
He had won against Leonardo Damian Bruzzese on 30th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Richard Riakporhe had been fighting more than Krzysztof Glowacki.
Going to this contest, Richard Riakporhe had last fought 9 months and 9 days ago, while Krzysztof Glowacki's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 5 days ago.
Riakporhe's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Glowacki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
What time did Riakporhe vs Glowacki start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Riakporhe vs Glowacki?
Riakporhe vs Glowacki was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Riakporhe vs Glowacki?
Richard Riakporhe was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Krzysztof Glowacki made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.