Zhang vs Rudenko Info
Zhilei Zhang beat Andriy Rudenko by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin in Monte Carlo.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 97-93 in favor of winner Zhilei Zhang.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Zhang vs Rudenko stats
Zhilei Zhang stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andriy Rudenko made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Zhang had advantage in power over Rudenko, with a 80% knock out percentage over Rudenko's 63%.
Zhilei Zhang was the same age as Andriy Rudenko, at 37 years old.
Zhang had a height advantage of 6 inches over Rudenko.
Zhilei Zhang fought out of the southpaw stance, while Andriy Rudenko was an orthodox fighter.
Zhang was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 year and 9 months later than Rudenko, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 151 less professional rounds, 55 to Rudenko's 206.
Zhang vs Rudenko form
Zhang remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Eugen Buchmueller on 20th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at WinnaVegas Casino & Resort, Iowa, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Byron Polley on 23rd September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Kansas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nick Guivas on 5th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Claridge Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
Rudenko had lost to all of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Agit Kabayel on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Maritim Hotel, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Povetkin on 1st July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Lucas Browne on 1st August 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zhilei Zhang had been fighting more than Andriy Rudenko.
Going to this contest, Zhilei Zhang had last fought 2 years 2 months and 6 days ago, while Andriy Rudenko's last outing had been 1 year 6 months and 24 days ago.
Zhang's last 3 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Rudenko's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year 1 month and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Zhang vs Rudenko start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 pm UTC at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco, which was 2:00 pm EST or 11:00 am PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 pm GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Zhang vs Rudenko?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.