Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won McCarthy vs Laggoune?
Tommy McCarthy beat Bilal Laggoune by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 31st October 2020 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-113, 114-114 in favor of winner Tommy McCarthy.
The fight took place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
McCarthy vs Laggoune stats
Tommy McCarthy stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bilal Laggoune made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Laggoune had a slight advantage in power over McCarthy, with a 56% knock out percentage over McCarthy's 50%.
Tommy McCarthy was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Both Tommy McCarthy & Bilal Laggoune fought out of an orthodox stance.
McCarthy was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 7 months later than Laggoune, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 110 to Laggoune's 177.
Bilal Laggoune was ranked number 7 by the IBF in the 200lb division.
McCarthy vs Laggoune form
Tommy McCarthy had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Fabio Turchi on 11th October 2019 by split decision in their 12 round contest at PalaTrento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Richard Riakporhe on 2nd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Matty Askin on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Matty Askin on 19th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Road, Lancashire.
He had beat JonLewis Dickinson on 28th May 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Dmytro Kucher on 9th October 2015 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Topsporthal Vlaanderen, Ghent, Belgium.
McCarthy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did McCarthy vs Laggoune start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:30 pm GMT at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:30 pm EST or 12:30 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast McCarthy vs Laggoune?
McCarthy vs Laggoune was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.