May 04 2019
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
Bilal Akkawy
Akkawy
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27-4-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
20-0-1

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA Interim World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
29
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOKOSDUD
Form
TKOTKOUDUDKO
27
Wins
20
15
By KO
16
56
KO%
80
4
Loses
0
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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1
WBA
4
10
WBC
-
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WBO
-
12
IBF
10

John Ryder vs Bilal Akkawy report

Who won Ryder vs Akkawy?

John Ryder beat Bilal Akkawy by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 4th May 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This contest was for the vacant super middleweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Daniel Jacobs for the IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lamont Roach defeated Jonathan Oquendo, Vergil Ortiz Jr was victorious over Mauricio Herrera and Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Freddy Fonseca.

Ryder vs Akkawy stats

John Ryder stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Bilal Akkawy made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 1 draw, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Akkawy had a large advantage in power over Ryder, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Ryder's 56%.

John Ryder was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.

Akkawy had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ryder.

John Ryder fought out of the southpaw stance, while Bilal Akkawy was an orthodox fighter.

Ryder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 months earlier than Akkawy, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 147 more professional rounds, 234 to Akkawy's 87.

John Ryder went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC and 12 by the IBF at super middleweight.

Bilal Akkawy was ranked number 4 by the WBA and 10 by the IBF in the 168lb division.

Ryder vs Akkawy form

Ryder had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Andrey Sirotkin on 27th October 2018 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Patrick Nielsen on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had been beaten by Rocky Fielding on 22nd April 2017 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had won against Adam Etches on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia, Kensington.

Activity check

Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What time did Ryder vs Akkawy start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Ryder vs Akkawy?

Ryder vs Akkawy was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Ryder vs Akkawy?

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