Warren vs Oubaali Info
Nordine Oubaali beat Rau’shee Warren by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th January 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Nordine Oubaali.
The fight took place over rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest was for the WBC bantamweight championship of the world.
Warren vs Oubaali stats
Nordine Oubaali stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rau’shee Warren made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Oubaali had a massive power advantage over Warren, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Warren's 25%.
Nordine Oubaali was the same age as Rau’shee Warren, at 33 years old.
Warren had a height advantage of 1 inch over Oubaali. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Nordine Oubaali & Rau’shee Warren fought out of an orthodox stance.
Oubaali was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 4 months later than Warren, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 54 less professional rounds, 94 to Warren's 148.
Nordine Oubaali went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 118lb division.
Rau’shee Warren was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 118lb division.
Warren vs Oubaali form
Oubaali remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Luis Melendez on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Alejandro Hernandez on 2nd June 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Palais des Sports Porte de Versailles, Paris.
Going into that contest, he had beat Julio Cesar Miranda on 17th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 12th round at Gymnase du Clos de l'Arche, Seine-Saint-Denis.
Before that, he had defeated Iran Diaz on 27th May 2016 by knockout in the 7th round at Cirque d'Hiver, Paris.
Warren had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against McJoe Arroyo on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Zhanat Zhakiyanov on 10th February 2017 by split decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Huntington Center, Toledo.
Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Carlos Payano on 18th June 2016 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.
Before that, he had lost to Juan Carlos Payano on 2nd August 2015 by split decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Full Sail University, Winter Park.
He had defeated Javier Gallo on 6th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Marquee Ballroom, Las Vegas.
What time did Warren vs Oubaali start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 am UTC at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Warren vs Oubaali?
Warren vs Oubaali was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by ITV 4.