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Who won Usyk vs Chisora?
Oleksandr Usyk beat Derek Chisora by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 31st October 2020 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 112-117 in favor of winner Oleksandr Usyk.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Lee Selby lost to George Kambosos for the IBF World Lightweight championship, Tommy McCarthy defeated Bilal Laggoune and Savannah Marshall was victorious over Hannah Rankin.
Usyk vs Chisora stats
Back in October 2020, Derek Chisora stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oleksandr Usyk made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Usyk had a slight advantage in power over Chisora, with a 76% knock out percentage over Chisora's 72%.
Derek Chisora was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Usyk had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chisora. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Derek Chisora fought out of the orthodox stance, while Oleksandr Usyk was a southpaw.
Chisora was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Usyk, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 147 more professional rounds, 324 to Usyk's 177.
Derek Chisora went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Oleksandr Usyk was ranked number 10 by the WBA, 12 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Usyk vs Chisora form
Chisora had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Artur Szpilka on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Carlos Takam on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Usyk remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Chazz Witherspoon on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tony Bellew on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight, IBF World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Murat Gassiev on 21st July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight, WBA Super World Cruiserweight, WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia.
Before that, he had won against Mairis Briedis on 27th January 2018 by majority decision in their WBC World Cruiserweight and WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.
He had defeated Marco Huck on 9th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Max Schmeling Halle, Berlin, Germany.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derek Chisora had been fighting more than Oleksandr Usyk.
Going to this contest, Derek Chisora had last fought 1 year and 5 days ago, while Oleksandr Usyk's last outing had been 1 year and 19 days ago.
Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Usyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Usyk vs Chisora start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:15 PM GMT at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 6:15 PM EST or 3:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Usyk vs Chisora?
Derek Chisora was a 4/1 (+400) underdog going into the contest, while Oleksandr Usyk made his way into the ring at 17/100 (-590) with oddsmakers.