Although he was the underdog, Denzel Bentley set new career highs in power punches thrown and landed in a fight. Janibek Alimkhanuly set new career bests for total punches thrown and landed in a fight, and jabs and power punches landed in a fight.
Bentley threw 80 more punches than Alimkhanuly, but Alimkhanuly landed 28 more punches than Bentley. Alimkhanuly out-landed Bentley 150-140 over the last 8 rounds.
Las Vegas, Nevada - For the WBO middleweight title, Janibek Alimkhanuly (13-0, 8 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Denzel Bentley (17-2-1, 14 KOs).
The scores were 116-112, 116-112 and 118-110.