Warren vs Zhakiyanov Info
Zhanat Zhakiyanov beat Rau’shee Warren by split decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 10th February 2017 at Huntington Center in Toledo.
The scorecards were announced as 115-111, 111-115, 110-116 in favor of winner Zhanat Zhakiyanov.
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 was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.
Warren vs Zhakiyanov stats
Rau’shee Warren stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zhanat Zhakiyanov made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zhakiyanov had a massive power advantage over Warren, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Warren's 29%.
Rau’shee Warren was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Zhakiyanov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Warren. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Rau’shee Warren & Zhanat Zhakiyanov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Warren was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 3 months later than Zhakiyanov, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 148 to Zhakiyanov's 142.
Zhanat Zhakiyanov was ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 118lb division.
Warren vs Zhakiyanov form
Warren had beaten 3 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Juan Carlos Payano on 2nd August 2015 by split decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Full Sail University, Winter Park.
Going into that contest, he had won against Javier Gallo on 6th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM Grand, Marquee Ballroom, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jose Luis Araiza on 6th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.
Zhakiyanov had won 4 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Yonfrez Parejo on 7th November 2015 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Bantamweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Previous to that, he had defeated Hector Rolando Gusman on 9th May 2015 by knockout in the 6th round at Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Vratsa, Bulgaria.
Going into that contest, he had won against Roberto Lerio on 8th November 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sleeman Sports Complex - Theatre, Chandler, Australia.
Before that, he had defeated Gagi Edisherashvili on 10th September 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Moulin Rouge Club, Minsk, Belarus.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zhanat Zhakiyanov had been fighting more than Rau’shee Warren.
Going to this contest, Rau’shee Warren had last fought 4 years 1 month and 16 days ago, while Zhanat Zhakiyanov's last outing had been 4 years 8 months and 27 days ago.
Warren's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Zhakiyanov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What time did Warren vs Zhakiyanov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Huntington Center, Toledo, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.