Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Galahad vs Marrero?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Kell Brook beating Mark DeLuca. Also, on the undercard Terri Harper beat Eva Wahlstrom and Dave Allen defeated Dorian Darch.
Galahad vs Marrero stats
Back in February 2020, Kid Galahad stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 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 0 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 29 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, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 200 to Marrero's 149.
Kid Galahad went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF at featherweight.
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.
Galahad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Marrero's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 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.
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What were the odds on Galahad vs Marrero?
Kid Galahad was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Claudio Marrero made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.