Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won McKinson vs Lawson?
Michael McKinson beat Musah Lawson by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 10th December 2023 at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 100-90, 99-91 in favor of winner Michael McKinson.
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 Chris Billam-Smith beating Mateusz Masternak for the WBO World Cruiserweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lauren Price beat Silvia Bortot, Ben Whittaker defeated Stiven Leonetti Dredhaj, Lee Cutler was victorious over Kingsley Egbunike and Lewis Edmondson beat Dmytro Fedas.
McKinson vs Lawson stats
Back in December 2023, Michael McKinson stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Musah Lawson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws.
Michael McKinson was the same age as Musah Lawson, at 29 years old.
Michael McKinson fought out of the southpaw stance, while Musah Lawson was an orthodox fighter.
McKinson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Lawson, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 125 more professional rounds, 176 to Lawson's 51.
McKinson vs Lawson form
Michael McKinson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Vergil Ortiz Jr on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alex Martin on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at USC Galen Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Przemyslaw Runowski on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Chris Kongo on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
He had won against Martin Harkin on 18th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
McKinson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did McKinson vs Lawson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on McKinson vs Lawson?
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