Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain
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Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Gago vs McDonnell?
Andoni Gago is set to fight Gavin McDonnell on Friday 26th March 2021 at Palau Olímpic in Cataluña.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Sandor Martin's and Kay Prospere's clash.
Gago vs McDonnell stats
Andoni Gago steps into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gavin McDonnell will make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Gago has a slight advantage in power over McDonnell, with a 29% knock out percentage over McDonnell's 25%.
Andoni Gago is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Both Andoni Gago & Gavin McDonnell fight out of an orthodox stance.
Gago is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months later than McDonnell, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 5 less professional rounds, 186 to McDonnell's 191.
Andoni Gago goes into the fight ranked number 14 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF at featherweight.
Gago vs McDonnell form
Gavin McDonnell has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Daniel Roman on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stuart Hall on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gamal Yafai on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rey Vargas on 25th February 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Hull.
He had won against Jorge Sanchez on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
McDonnell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
What time does Gago vs McDonnell start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Palau Olímpic, Cataluña, Spain, which is 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Gago vs McDonnell?
Gavin McDonnell is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Andoni Gago if you fancy the incredible upset.