Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Troyanovsky vs Portillo?
Eduard Troyanovsky beat Carlos Manuel Portillo by knockout in the 1st round on Monday 27th November 2017 at Luzhniki 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 WBA super lightweight championship of the world.
Troyanovsky vs Portillo stats
Eduard Troyanovsky stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Carlos Manuel Portillo made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Troyanovsky and Portillo have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Eduard Troyanovsky was the older man by 12 years, at 40 years old.
Both Eduard Troyanovsky & Carlos Manuel Portillo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Troyanovsky was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Portillo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 129 to Portillo's 83.
Eduard Troyanovsky went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA and 5 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Carlos Manuel Portillo was ranked number 3 by the WBA in the 140lb division.
Troyanovsky vs Portillo form
Eduard Troyanovsky had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Michele Di Rocco on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Julius Indongo on 3rd December 2016 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had defeated 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.
Troyanovsky's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What time did Troyanovsky vs Portillo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Troyanovsky vs Portillo?
Eduard Troyanovsky was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Carlos Manuel Portillo made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.