Magomed Kurbanov and Patrick Teixeira finally get to fight in Ekaterinburg, Russia, after several postponements to their earlier scheduled Light Heavyweight clash. The fight postponement was due to the ill health of Kurbanov after press conferences and weigh-ins, and the second time was due to the fallout of sanctions against Russia.Bet on Magomed Kurbanov vs. Patrick Teixeira
Location: KRK, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Date: 09.07.2022, 17:00
Where to Watch: ESPN+
The 26-year-old undefeated Russian got the biggest win of his career with the victory over Britain's Liam Smith last year in Russia. With 13 KOs and an excellent team and promotion team around, he has a long shot of actualizing his dream of a world title shot. His promotion team, RCC, has the financial muscle to bring in big fighters like Liam Smith and Patrick Teixeira to fight in Russia. Originally a bullish fighter, nowadays Kurbanov fights on the black foot exploiting his good defense and decent jab. He always varies his jab depending on his opponent. He has many skill sets and knows how to finish a hurting opponent.
Magomed Kurbanov, Tale of the Tape
- Age: 26
- Weight: 154 Ibs
- Height: 5' 9"
- Reach: N/A
- Total fights: 22
- Record: 22-0-0
The Brazilian comes into this fight on back-to-back setbacks with a loss to Brian Castaño and a disqualification against Paul Cuesta for a wayward punch during the fight. He was the former WBO Light Middleweight champion from 2019-2021 and lost the title to his sparring partner Castaño. The highlight of his career has been his excellent performance against Carlos Adames, where he outpunched the Dominican and was rewarded with a unanimous decision win.
Patrick Teixeira, Tale of the Tape
- Age: 31
- Weight: 154 Ibs
- Height: 5' 11"
- Reach: 76.5'
- Total fights: 34
- Record: 31-3-0
Kurbanov is the heavy favorite to win at 1.324 odds. Teixeira to win is priced at 3.76 odds, and the draw is 18 odds.
Kurbanov to win by KO, TKO, or DQ is priced at 4.33 odds.
Kurbanov to win by decision or technical decision is at 1.50.
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