Oct 02 2021
Saturday

Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom

10 rounds contest @ Cruiserweight
Krzysztof Twardowski
Twardowski
Poland flag
11-0-0
PTS 8

Score cards

  • 79-72
PTS 8
9-2-0

The tape

32
Age
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDSDTKOTKOTKO
Form
MDTKOTKOTKOUD
11
Wins
9
8
By KO
6
73
KO%
67
0
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight

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Richard Riakporhe vs Krzysztof Twardowski report

Who won Riakporhe vs Twardowski?

Richard Riakporhe beat Krzysztof Twardowski by points in the 8th round on Saturday 2nd October 2021 at Wembley Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 79-72 in favor of winner Richard Riakporhe.

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 David Avanesyan's and Liam Taylor's clash.

Riakporhe vs Twardowski stats

Richard Riakporhe stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Krzysztof Twardowski made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Riakporhe had a slight advantage in power over Twardowski, with a 73% knock out percentage over Twardowski's 67%.

Richard Riakporhe was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.

Riakporhe had a height advantage of 3 inches over Twardowski. Despite this, Twardowski had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Richard Riakporhe & Krzysztof Twardowski fought out of an orthodox stance.

Riakporhe was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 months earlier than Twardowski, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 61 to Twardowski's 51.

Riakporhe vs Twardowski form

Riakporhe remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jack Massey on 19th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Cruiserweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Chris Billam-Smith on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tommy McCarthy on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire.

Before that, he had defeated Sam Hyde on 10th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

He had won against Elvis Dube on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

Riakporhe's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What time did Riakporhe vs Twardowski start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Riakporhe vs Twardowski?

Riakporhe vs Twardowski was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK.

What were the odds on Riakporhe vs Twardowski?

Richard Riakporhe was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Krzysztof Twardowski made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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