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Christian Mbilli vs Carlos Gongora report
Who won Mbilli vs Gongora?
Christian Mbilli beat Carlos Gongora by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at Montreal Casino in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 97-93 in favor of winner Christian Mbilli.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Also, on the undercard Steve Claggett was victorious over Rafael Guzman Lugo and Simon Kean beat Eric Molina.
Mbilli vs Gongora stats
Christian Mbilli stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Carlos Gongora made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Christian Mbilli was the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
Gongora had a height advantage of 4 inches over Mbilli. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Christian Mbilli fought out of the orthodox stance, while Carlos Gongora was a southpaw.
Mbilli was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 9 months later than Gongora, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 111 to Gongora's 109.
Christian Mbilli went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC and 11 by the WBO at super middleweight.
Carlos Gongora was ranked number 9 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Mbilli vs Gongora form
Mbilli remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Vaughn Alexander on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Parc des expositions, Nantes, France.
Previous to that, he had won against DeAndre Ware on 9th September 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nadjib Mohammedi on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Montreal Casino, Quebec.
Before that, he had defeated Ronald Ellis on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg, United States.
He had won against Ronny Landaeta on 23rd September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.
Mbilli's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Gongora's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.7 rounds on average.
What time did Mbilli vs Gongora start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 AM UTC at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada, which was 11:00 PM EST or 8:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Mbilli vs Gongora?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Mbilli vs Gongora?
Christian Mbilli was a 3/10 (-330) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Gongora made his way into the ring at 12/5 (+240) with oddsmakers.