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Who won McKenna vs Jenkins?
Tyrone McKenna beat Chris Jenkins by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 6th August 2022 at The SSE Arena in Belfast.
The scorecards were announced as 97-94, 97-94, 96-95 in favor of winner Tyrone McKenna.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Michael Conlan beating Miguel Marriaga. Also, on the undercard Padraig McCrory beat Marco Antonio Periban.
McKenna vs Jenkins stats
Tyrone McKenna stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Chris Jenkins made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws.
The stats suggested that McKenna and Jenkins have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Tyrone McKenna was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
McKenna had a height advantage of 4 inches over Jenkins.
Tyrone McKenna fought out of the southpaw stance, while Chris Jenkins was an orthodox fighter.
McKenna was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months later than Jenkins, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 172 to Jenkins' 178.
McKenna vs Jenkins form
Tyrone McKenna had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Regis Prograis on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Felix Jr on 6th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ohara Davies on 30th September 2020 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Mohamed Mimoune on 21st February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
He had won against Mikey Sakyi on 22nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Chris Jenkins had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Florian Marku on 2nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Ekow Essuman on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Liam Taylor on 30th November 2019 by technical draw in their 12 round contest in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Before that, he had beat Paddy Gallagher on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their CBC Commonwealth Welterweight championship fight at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
He had defeated Johnny Garton on 8th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Welterweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tyrone McKenna had been fighting more than Chris Jenkins.
Going to this contest, Tyrone McKenna had last fought 8 months and 20 days ago, while Chris Jenkins' last outing had been 8 months and 7 days ago.
McKenna's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did McKenna vs Jenkins start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at The SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Tyrone McKenna - Decision||50%|
|Chris Jenkins - Decision||30%|
|Tyrone McKenna - KO||20%|
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