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Richard Riakporhe vs Arsen Goulamirian preview
When is Riakporhe vs Goulamirian?
Richard Riakporhe could fight Arsen Goulamirian in Summer 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
The contest would be for the WBA cruiserweight championship of the world.
Riakporhe vs Goulamirian stats
Richard Riakporhe would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Arsen Goulamirian would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 18 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Riakporhe would have a slight advantage in power over Goulamirian, with a 75% knock out percentage over Goulamirian's 67%.
Richard Riakporhe is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Riakporhe has a height advantage of 4 inches over Goulamirian.
Both Richard Riakporhe & Arsen Goulamirian fight out of an orthodox stance.
Riakporhe is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 2 months later than Goulamirian, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 79 less professional rounds, 75 to Goulamirian's 154.
Richard Riakporhe goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at cruiserweight.
Arsen Goulamirian is currently ranked number 8 by the RING in the 200lb division.
Riakporhe vs Goulamirian form
Riakporhe remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Krzysztof Glowacki on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Fabio Turchi on 11th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Deion Jumah on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Olanrewaju Durodola on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Wembley Arena, London.
He had beat Krzysztof Twardowski on 2nd October 2021 by points in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, London.
Goulamirian remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Alexey Egorov on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at La Palestre, Le Cannet, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Constantin Bejenaru on 28th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kane Watts on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at Accor Hotel Arena, Paris.
Before that, he had defeated Mark Flanagan on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Interim World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
He had beat Ryad Merhy on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Cruiserweight championship fight at Palais des Sports, Bouches-du-Rhône.
In terms of recent activity, Richard Riakporhe has been fighting more than Arsen Goulamirian.
Richard Riakporhe last fought 4 months and 14 days ago, while Arsen Goulamirian's last outing was 6 months and 16 days ago.
Riakporhe's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Goulamirian's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
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