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Who won Biyong vs Shemetov?
Simon Biyong beat Vitaly Shemetov by , during the main card of RIZIN 20, on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Simon Biyong.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Biyong vs Shemetov stats
Simon Biyong stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vitaly Shemetov made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Biyong had advantage in power over Shemetov, with a 83% knock out percentage over Shemetov's 64%.
Simon Biyong was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Biyong had a height advantage of 5 inches over Shemetov. Despite this, Shemetov had 4-inch reach advantage.
Biyong was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 13 year and 1 month later than Shemetov, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 20 to Shemetov's 42.