Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Troyanovsky vs Indongo?
Julius Indongo beat Eduard Troyanovsky by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 3rd December 2016 at Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super lightweight championship of the world.
Troyanovsky vs Indongo stats
Eduard Troyanovsky stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julius Indongo made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Troyanovsky had a massive power advantage over Indongo, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Indongo's 50%.
Eduard Troyanovsky was the older man by 2 years, at 40 years old.
Indongo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Troyanovsky. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Eduard Troyanovsky fought out of the orthodox stance, while Julius Indongo was a southpaw.
Troyanovsky's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Indongo's, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Indongo, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 129 to Indongo's 134.
Troyanovsky vs Indongo form
Eduard Troyanovsky had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Keita Obara on 9th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Krylia Sovetov, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Cesar Rene Cuenca on 8th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Krylia Sovetov, Moscow.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cesar Rene Cuenca on 4th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Tatneft Arena, Kazan.
Before that, he had won against Ronald Pontillas on 22nd June 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round at Boxing & Gym Academy, Moscow.
He had beat Aik Shakhnazaryan on 10th April 2015 by knockout in the 8th round at Luzhniki, Moscow.
Troyanovsky's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Indongo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What time did Troyanovsky vs Indongo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Troyanovsky vs Indongo?
Eduard Troyanovsky was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Julius Indongo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.