Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Abbasov vs Lee?
Christian Lee beat Kiamrian Abbasov by during the main event of ONE on Prime Video 4, on Friday 18th November 2022 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Christian Lee.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the One Championship welterweight championship.
Abbasov vs Lee stats
Kiamrian Abbasov stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Christian Lee made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Lee had a large advantage in power over Abbasov, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Abbasov's 48%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lee had a slight advantage over Abbasov, with a 25% submission rate over Abbasov's 17%.
Kiamrian Abbasov was the older man by 5 years, at 29 years old.
Abbasov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lee.
Abbasov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years earlier than Lee, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 66 to Lee's 39.
Abbasov vs Lee form
Abbasov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Reinier de Ridder on 25th February 2022 by in the 3rd round in their ONE Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Previous to that, he had won against James Nakashima at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix 2 on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round in their ONE Welterweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yushin Okami at ONE Championship – For Honor on 3rd May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Before that, he had defeated Agilan Thani at ONE Championship – Destiny of Champions on 7th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He had been beaten by Luis Santos at ONE Championship – Visions of Victory on 9th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur.
Lee had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Rae Yoon Ok at ONE Championship 160 on 26th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had lost to Rae Yoon Ok at ONE Championship – 10 Year Anniversary 2 on 24th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had won against Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE on TNT 2 on 14th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had defeated Iuri Lapicus at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix on 30th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
He had beat Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev at ONE Championship – Century – Part 1 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Christian Lee had been fighting more than Kiamrian Abbasov.
Going to this contest, Kiamrian Abbasov had last fought 9 months and 4 days ago, while Christian Lee's last outing had been 3 months and 3 days ago.
Abbasov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Lee's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Abbasov vs Lee?
Kiamrian Abbasov was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Christian Lee made his way into the ring at 4/7 (-180) with oddsmakers.