Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won McKenna vs Felix?
Tyrone McKenna beat Jose Felix Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 6th August 2021 at Falls Park in Northern Ireland.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 97-91, 97-92 in favor of winner Tyrone McKenna.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michael Conlan beating TJ Doheny. Also, on the undercard Lee McGregor defeated Vincent Legrand.
McKenna vs Felix stats
Tyrone McKenna stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Felix Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 30 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Felix Jr had a massive power advantage over McKenna, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over McKenna's 29%.
Tyrone McKenna was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
McKenna had a height advantage of 4 inches over Felix Jr.
Tyrone McKenna fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jose Felix Jr was an orthodox fighter.
McKenna was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year later than Felix Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 156 to Felix Jr's 199.
McKenna vs Felix form
Tyrone McKenna had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ohara Davies on 30th September 2020 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mohamed Mimoune on 21st February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mikey Sakyi on 22nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had won against Darragh Foley on 21st June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland.
He had been beaten by Jack Catterall on 30th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
McKenna's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did McKenna vs Felix start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast McKenna vs Felix?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on McKenna vs Felix?
Tyrone McKenna was a () underdog going into the contest, while Jose Felix Jr made his way into the ring at () with oddsmakers.