Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Artur Beterbiev
CONTROVERSY RATING: N/A
The percentage of fan cards that disagree with an official result. Exclusively on EYE ON THE RING.
Friday, October 18, 2019
Titles at Stake:
IBF light heavyweight champion, Artur Beterbiev, defeats WBC champion, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, to unify the belts. Beterbiev stops Gvozdyk in round 10.
Gvozdyk was knocked down 3 times in round 10.
At the time of the stoppage, the fight was close, as expected. The judges disagreed amongst each other, two judges had Gvozdyk ahead, 86-85 and 87-84, while the other had Beterbiev ahead, 87-83.
Beterbiev was initially credited with a knockdown in round 1. However, the Pennsylvania athletic commission reviewed the matter between rounds and the decision was reversed.