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Who won Russell vs Barthelemy?
Gary Antuanne Russell beat Rances Barthelemy by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Danny Garcia beating Jose Benavidez. Also, on the undercard Adam Kownacki was overcome by Ali Eren Demirezen and Sergiy Derevyanchenko was victorious over Joshua Conley.
Russell vs Barthelemy stats
Gary Antuanne Russell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Rances Barthelemy made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Russell and Barthelemy have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Gary Antuanne Russell was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Barthelemy had a height advantage of 1 inch over Russell. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Gary Antuanne Russell fought out of the southpaw stance, while Rances Barthelemy was an orthodox fighter.
Russell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in , 13 years earlier than Barthelemy, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 146 less professional rounds, 46 to Barthelemy's 192.
Gary Antuanne Russell went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 7 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Russell vs Barthelemy form
Russell remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Viktor Postol on 26th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jovanie Santiago on 29th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Marrufo on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had won against Juan Huertas on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
He had beat Luis Ronaldo Castillo on 21st September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rabobank Theater, California.
Rances Barthelemy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Al Rivera on 30th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Shrine Exposition Center, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Robert Easter Jr on 27th April 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Lightweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kiryl Relikh on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Kiryl Relikh on 20th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
He had won against Mickey Bey on 3rd June 2016 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gary Antuanne Russell had been fighting more than Rances Barthelemy.
Going to this contest, Gary Antuanne Russell had last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Rances Barthelemy's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 19 days ago.
Russell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Barthelemy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
What time did Russell vs Barthelemy start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Russell vs Barthelemy?
Russell vs Barthelemy was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Russell vs Barthelemy?
Gary Antuanne Russell was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Rances Barthelemy made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.