NSCI Stadium, Worli, Mumbai, India
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Singh vs Maimaitiali?
Vijender Singh beat Zulipikaer Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 5th August 2017 at NSCI Stadium, Worli in Mumbai.
The scorecards were announced as 96-93, 95-94, 95-94 in favor of winner Vijender Singh.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Singh vs Maimaitiali stats
Vijender Singh stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zulipikaer Maimaitiali made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 1 draw, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Singh had advantage in power over Maimaitiali, with a 88% knock out percentage over Maimaitiali's 75%.
Vijender Singh was the older man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Vijender Singh fought out of the orthodox stance, while Zulipikaer Maimaitiali was a southpaw.
Singh's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Maimaitiali's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months later than Maimaitiali, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 62 to Maimaitiali's 37.
Singh's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Singh vs Maimaitiali?
Vijender Singh was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Zulipikaer Maimaitiali made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.