Mar 27 2021
Saturday

Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar

10 rounds contest @ Welterweight
12-0-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 93-97
  • 94-95
  • 94-96
UD 10
19-0-0

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The tape

29
Age
28
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

TKOPTSPTSTKOPTS
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
12
Wins
19
7
By KO
2
58
KO%
11
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

11
The Ring
11
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WBA
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WBC
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Chris Kongo vs Michael McKinson report

Who won Kongo vs McKinson?

Michael McKinson beat Chris Kongo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 27th March 2021 at Europa Point Sports Complex in Gibraltar.

The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 94-95, 94-96 in favor of winner Michael McKinson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Alexander Povetkin losing to Dillian Whyte for the WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Fabio Wardley beat Eric Molina, Ted Cheeseman defeated James Metcalf for the BBBOC British Super Welterweight title, Erik Pfeifer was defeated by Nick Webb and Youssef Khoumari beat Kane Baker.

Kongo vs McKinson stats

Chris Kongo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michael McKinson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Kongo had a massive power advantage over McKinson, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over McKinson's 11%.

Chris Kongo was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Kongo had a height advantage of 3 inches over McKinson.

Chris Kongo fought out of the orthodox stance, while Michael McKinson was a southpaw.

Kongo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 10 months later than McKinson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 87 less professional rounds, 71 to McKinson's 158.

Kongo vs McKinson form

Kongo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Luther Clay on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Fernando Valencia on 20th April 2019 by points in the 6th round at Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Athletics Centre, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Adam Grabiec on 29th September 2018 by points in the 6th round at York Hall, London.

Before that, he had beat Arvydas Trizno on 30th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London.

He had defeated Serge Ambomo on 24th March 2018 by points in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.

Michael McKinson had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alex Martin on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at USC Galen Center, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Przemyslaw Runowski on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Chris Kongo on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.

Before that, he had beat Martin Harkin on 18th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

He had won against Luis Alberto Veron on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Michael McKinson had been fighting more than Chris Kongo.

Going to this contest, Chris Kongo had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 22 days ago, while Michael McKinson's last outing had been 4 months and 25 days ago.

Kongo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

McKinson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time did Kongo vs McKinson start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Kongo vs McKinson?

Kongo vs McKinson was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.

What were the odds on Kongo vs McKinson?

Chris Kongo was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Michael McKinson made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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