Galahad vs Marrero Info
Kid Galahad beat Claudio Marrero by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Sheffield Arena in Sheffield.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kid Galahad.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Galahad vs Marrero stats
Kid Galahad stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Claudio Marrero made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Marrero had advantage in power over Galahad, with a 71% knock out percentage over Galahad's 58%.
Kid Galahad was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Marrero had a height advantage of 1 inch over Galahad.
Kid Galahad fought out of the orthodox stance, while Claudio Marrero was a southpaw.
Galahad was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year earlier than Marrero, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 171 to Marrero's 137.
Kid Galahad went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Claudio Marrero was ranked number 4 by the WBC and 5 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Galahad vs Marrero form
Galahad had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Josh Warrington on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Brayan Mairena on 8th December 2018 by points in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had won against Toka Kahn Clary on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts, United States.
Before that, he had beat Irving Berry on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Jose Cayetano on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Marrero had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Eduardo Ramirez on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at NRG Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tugstsogt Nyambayar on 26th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jorge Lara on 28th April 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Don Haskins Convention Center, Texas.
Before that, he had lost to Jesus M Rojas on 15th September 2017 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Carlos Zambrano on 29th April 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Interim World Featherweight championship fight at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kid Galahad had been fighting more than Claudio Marrero.
Going to this contest, Kid Galahad had last fought 1 year 3 months and 3 days ago, while Claudio Marrero's last outing had been 1 year 2 months and 20 days ago.
Galahad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Marrero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
What time did Galahad vs Marrero start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm GMT at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Galahad vs Marrero?
Galahad vs Marrero was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.