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Who won McGregor vs Legrand?
Lee McGregor beat Vincent Legrand by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 6th August 2021 at Marquee, Falls Park in Northern Ireland.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Michael Conlan beating TJ Doheny. Also, on the undercard Tyrone McKenna beat Jose Felix Jr.
McGregor vs Legrand stats
Lee McGregor stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vincent Legrand made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested McGregor had a large advantage in power over Legrand, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Legrand's 53%.
Lee McGregor was the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Legrand had a height advantage of 1 inch over McGregor.
Lee McGregor fought out of the orthodox stance, while Vincent Legrand was a southpaw.
McGregor was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year later than Legrand, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 88 less professional rounds, 67 to Legrand's 155.
Lee McGregor went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC, 13 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at bantamweight.
McGregor vs Legrand form
McGregor remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Karim Guerfi on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ryan Walker on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at LS-Live, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ukashir Farooq on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight and BBBOC British Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
Before that, he had won against Scott Allan on 22nd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at Emirates Arena, Scotland.
He had beat Thomas Essomba on 13th October 2018 by knockout in the 12th round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Legrand had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Emiliano Salvini on 9th November 2019 by points in the 6th round at COSEC Jacques Prevert, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Edgari Sarkisiani on 26th April 2019 by points in the 6th round at Salle polyvalente, Mayenne.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ilia Beruashvili on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Salle Fiollet, Pas-de-Calais.
Before that, he had defeated Khvicha Gigolashvili on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Salle Leo Lagrange, Pas-de-Calais.
He had beat Juan Hinostroza on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle Gayant, Nord.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lee McGregor had been fighting more than Vincent Legrand.
Going to this contest, Lee McGregor had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 28 days ago, while Vincent Legrand's last outing had been 2 years, 9 months and 7 days ago.
McGregor's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Legrand's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did McGregor vs Legrand start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on McGregor vs Legrand?
Lee McGregor was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vincent Legrand made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.