Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won McDonnell vs Hall?
Gavin McDonnell beat Stuart Hall by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Metro Radio Arena in Tyne and Wear.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Gavin McDonnell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Lewis Ritson beating Paul Hyland Jnr for the BBBOC British Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Charlie Edwards beat Anthony Nelson and Josh Kelly defeated Kris George for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight title.
McDonnell vs Hall stats
Gavin McDonnell stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Stuart Hall made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hall had a slight advantage in power over McDonnell, with a 33% knock out percentage over McDonnell's 26%.
Gavin McDonnell was the younger man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Both Gavin McDonnell & Stuart Hall fought out of an orthodox stance.
McDonnell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 7 months later than Hall, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 53 less professional rounds, 191 to Hall's 244.
Gavin McDonnell went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
McDonnell vs Hall form
Gavin McDonnell had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Daniel Roman on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Stuart Hall on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gamal Yafai on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rey Vargas on 25th February 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Hull.
He had defeated Jorge Sanchez on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
McDonnell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.
Hall's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did McDonnell vs Hall start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast McDonnell vs Hall?
McDonnell vs Hall was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on McDonnell vs Hall?
Gavin McDonnell was a 2/25 (-1249) favourite going into the contest, while Stuart Hall made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.