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Who won McGregor vs Ayala?
Erik Robles Ayala beat Lee McGregor by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 21st July 2023 at Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-116, 113-115 in favor of winner Erik Robles Ayala.
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).
Also, on the undercard Harlem Eubank was victorious over Ishmael Ellis and Isaac Lowe beat Jonathan Santana.
McGregor vs Ayala stats
Back in July 2023, Lee McGregor stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 1 draw.
Erik Robles Ayala made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Lee McGregor was the older man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Both Lee McGregor & Erik Robles Ayala fought out of an orthodox stance.
McGregor was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Ayala, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 87 to Ayala's 48.
Lee McGregor went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBA and 9 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
McGregor vs Ayala form
McGregor had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Diego Alberto Ruiz on 11th February 2022 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Vincent Legrand on 6th August 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Karim Guerfi on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
Before that, he had defeated Ryan Walker on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at LS-Live, Yorkshire.
He had won against Ukashir Farooq on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
McGregor's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did McGregor vs Ayala start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:45 PM BST at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, which was 5:45 PM EST or 2:45 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on McGregor vs Ayala?
Lee McGregor was a 4/11 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Erik Robles Ayala made his way into the ring at 12/5 (+240) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Lee McGregor - Decision||66.67%|
|Erik Robles Ayala - KO||16.67%|
|Lee McGregor - KO||16.67%|
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