Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Lerena vs Gashi?
Kevin Lerena beat Senad Gashi by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 25th November 2023 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 114-113, 118-109 in favor of winner Kevin Lerena.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds at a catchweight of 224 lb (16 stone or 101.6 KG).
Lerena vs Gashi stats
Kevin Lerena stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Senad Gashi made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Kevin Lerena was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Lerena had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gashi.
Kevin Lerena fought out of the southpaw stance, while Senad Gashi was an orthodox fighter.
Lerena was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Gashi, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 128 more professional rounds, 219 to Gashi's 91.
Lerena vs Gashi form
Lerena 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 beat Ryad Merhy on 13th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Daniel Dubois on 3rd December 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mariusz Wach on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa.
Before that, he had won against Bogdan Dinu on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
He had beat Patrick Ferguson on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Emperors Palace, Gauteng.
Lerena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Gashi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Lerena vs Gashi start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 7:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Lerena vs Gashi?
Kevin Lerena was a 1/8 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Senad Gashi made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.
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|Kevin Lerena - KO||100%|
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