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Who won Ryder vs Sirotkin?
John Ryder beat Andrey Sirotkin by knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Copper Box Arena in London.
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 WBA super middleweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Ted Cheeseman was victorious over Asinia Byfield for the BBBOC British Super Welterweight championship, Ryan Doyle lost to Jordan Gill for the CBC Commonwealth Featherweight belt and Isaac Chamberlain defeated Luke Watkins.
Ryder vs Sirotkin stats
John Ryder stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andrey Sirotkin made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ryder had a large advantage in power over Sirotkin, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Sirotkin's 27%.
John Ryder was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both John Ryder & Andrey Sirotkin fought out of a southpaw stance.
Ryder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Sirotkin, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 71 more professional rounds, 217 to Sirotkin's 146.
John Ryder went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC and 14 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Andrey Sirotkin was ranked number 4 by the WBA in the 168lb division.
Ryder vs Sirotkin form
Ryder had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jamie Cox on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Patrick Nielsen on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Adam Etches on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Olympia, Kensington.
He had lost to Jack Arnfield on 24th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Ryder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Ryder vs Sirotkin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Ryder vs Sirotkin?
John Ryder was a 23/100 (-434) favourite going into the contest, while Andrey Sirotkin made his way into the ring at 87/25 (+348) with oddsmakers.