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Zolani Tete vs Mikhail Aloyan report
Who won Tete vs Aloyan?
Zolani Tete beat Mikhail Aloyan by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Ekaterinburg Expo in Yekaterinburg.
The scorecards were announced as 114-111, 114-110, 114-111 in favor of winner Zolani Tete.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This was a quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBO bantamweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Yury Kashinsky beat Juan Ezequiel Basualdo, Vladimir Shishkin defeated Nadjib Mohammedi, Andrew Tabiti was victorious over Ruslan Fayfer and Magomed Kurbanov beat Juan Rodriguez.
Tete vs Aloyan stats
Zolani Tete stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mikhail Aloyan made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 4 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Tete had a massive power advantage over Aloyan, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Aloyan's 0%.
Zolani Tete was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Tete had a height advantage of 4 inches over Aloyan.
Zolani Tete fought out of the southpaw stance, while Mikhail Aloyan was an orthodox fighter.
Tete was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 10 years and 11 months earlier than Aloyan, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 105 more professional rounds, 189 to Aloyan's 84.
Mikhail Aloyan was ranked number 5 by the WBA and 6 by the WBO in the 118lb division.
Tete vs Aloyan form
Tete had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Victor Ruiz on 4th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Santos Gonzalez on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jether Oliva on 18th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Orient Theatre, East London, South Africa.
Before that, he had won against Diuhl Olguin on 4th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Orient Theatre, East London.
He had beat Paul Butler on 6th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Tete's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Aloyan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Tete vs Aloyan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Ekaterinburg Expo, Yekaterinburg, Russia, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Tete vs Aloyan?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Tete vs Aloyan?
Zolani Tete was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Mikhail Aloyan made his way into the ring at 333/100 (+330) with oddsmakers.
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