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Jose Uzcategui vs Vladimir Shishkin report
Who won Uzcategui vs Shiskin?
Vladimir Shishkin beat Jose Uzcategui by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th December 2022 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 111-117, 111-117, 113-115 in favor of winner Vladimir Shishkin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the IBF super middleweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michel Rivera losing to Frank Martin. Also, on the undercard Vincent Astrolabio defeated Nikolay Potapov for the IBF World Bantamweight belt, Elijah Garcia was victorious over Cruse Stewart and Kenneth Sims Jr beat Rock Dodler Myrthil.
Uzcategui vs Shiskin stats
Jose Uzcategui stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws.
Vladimir Shishkin made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws.
Jose Uzcategui was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Uzcategui had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shishkin.
Both Jose Uzcategui & Vladimir Shishkin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Uzcategui was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Shishkin, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 150 to Shishkin's 104.
Jose Uzcategui went into the fight ranked number 7 by the IBF at super middleweight.
Vladimir Shishkin was ranked number 15 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Uzcategui vs Shiskin form
Uzcategui had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lionell Thompson on 28th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Caleb Plant on 13th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna on 28th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Oracle Arena, California.
Before that, he had beat Andre Dirrell on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had lost to Andre Dirrell on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.
Shishkin remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jeyson Minda on 5th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Ford Community Center, Michigan, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Sena Agbeko on 17th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Riojas on 20th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Detroit, Michigan.
Before that, he had defeated Ulises Sierra on 17th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa.
He had won against DeAndre Ware on 23rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vladimir Shishkin had been fighting more than Jose Uzcategui.
Going to this contest, Jose Uzcategui had last fought 3 years and 5 months ago, while Vladimir Shishkin's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 23 days ago.
Uzcategui's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
Shishkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Uzcategui vs Shiskin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Uzcategui vs Shiskin?
Uzcategui vs Shiskin was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Uzcategui vs Shiskin?
Jose Uzcategui was a 21/10 (+210) underdog going into the contest, while Vladimir Shishkin made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.