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Who won McDonnell vs Solis?
Jamie McDonnell beat Liborio Solis by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 12th November 2016 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 117-111 in favor of winner Jamie McDonnell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBA bantamweight championship of the world.
McDonnell vs Solis stats
Jamie McDonnell stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Liborio Solis made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested McDonnell had a slight advantage in power over Solis, with a 46% knock out percentage over Solis' 44%.
Jamie McDonnell was the younger man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
McDonnell had a height advantage of 6 inches over Solis. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jamie McDonnell & Liborio Solis fought out of an orthodox stance.
McDonnell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 year and 9 months later than Solis, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 246 to Solis' 271.
McDonnell vs Solis form
McDonnell had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Fernando Vargas on 9th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Tomoki Kameda on 6th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tomoki Kameda on 9th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Hidalgo.
Before that, he had defeated Javier Nicolas Chacon on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He had won against Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat on 31st May 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Solis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Freddy Beleno on 16th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hotel Sheraton Bijao, Santa Clara, Panama.
Previous to that, he had defeated Juan Carlos Vega on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shinsuke Yamanaka on 4th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Jonathan Baat on 17th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 9 round contest at Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama.
He had won against Yenrry Bermudez on 13th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 4 round contest at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Liborio Solis had been fighting more than Jamie McDonnell.
Going to this contest, Jamie McDonnell had last fought 6 years, 7 months and 27 days ago, while Liborio Solis' last outing had been 6 years, 4 months and 20 days ago.
McDonnell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Solis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did McDonnell vs Solis start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM UTC at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 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.
Who broadcast McDonnell vs Solis?
McDonnell vs Solis was broadcast on Sky Sports 2 in the UK.
What were the odds on McDonnell vs Solis?
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