Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Zhang vs Rudenko?
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 was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Alexander Besputin beating Radzhab Butaev for the WBA World Welterweight championship. Also, on the undercard Cecilia Braekhus beat Victoria Noelia Bustos and Joe Cordina defeated Enrique Tinoco.
Zhang vs Rudenko stats
Zhilei Zhang stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 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 0 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 older man by 1 year, at 39 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, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 134 less professional rounds, 72 to Rudenko's 206.
Zhang's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Rudenko's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 2 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.
What were the odds on Zhang vs Rudenko?
Zhilei Zhang was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the contest, while Andriy Rudenko made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.