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John Ryder vs Sergey Khomitsky report
Who won Ryder vs Khomitsky?
John Ryder beat Sergey Khomitsky by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th January 2016 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner John Ryder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Ryder vs Khomitsky stats
John Ryder stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergey Khomitsky made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 12 loses and 3 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ryder had advantage in power over Khomitsky, with a 57% knock out percentage over Khomitsky's 43%.
John Ryder was the younger man by 14 years, at 34 years old.
Khomitsky had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ryder.
John Ryder fought out of the southpaw stance, while Sergey Khomitsky was an orthodox fighter.
Ryder was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 year and 7 months later than Khomitsky, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 77 less professional rounds, 245 to Khomitsky's 322.
Ryder vs Khomitsky form
Ryder 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 beat Zach Parker on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at The o2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Jacobs on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He had beat Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
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