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Luca Rigoldi vs Gamal Yafai report
Who won Rigoldi vs Yafai?
Gamal Yafai beat Luca Rigoldi by points in the 12th round on Thursday 17th December 2020 at Allianz Cloud in Lombardia.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gamal Yafai.
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).
Rigoldi vs Yafai stats
Luca Rigoldi stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gamal Yafai made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yafai had a large advantage in power over Rigoldi, boosting at 59% knock out percentage over Rigoldi's 36%.
Luca Rigoldi was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Yafai had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rigoldi.
Luca Rigoldi fought out of the southpaw stance, while Gamal Yafai was an orthodox fighter.
Rigoldi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 months later than Yafai, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 32 more professional rounds, 172 to Yafai's 140.
Luca Rigoldi went into the fight ranked number 12 by the WBC and 13 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Rigoldi vs Yafai form
Yafai 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 Josh Wale on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bobby Jenkinson on 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Super Bantamweight championship fight at Genting Arena, Birmingham.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nasibu Ramadhani on 17th October 2015 by points in the 10th round at Barclaycard Arena (formerly NIA) , Birmingham.
Before that, he had won against Angel Lorente on 1st August 2015 by points in the 6th round at Craven Park Stadium, Hull.
He had beat Arnoldo Solano on 9th May 2015 by points in the 8th round at Barclaycard Arena (formerly NIA) , Birmingham.
Yafai's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Rigoldi vs Yafai start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Allianz Cloud, Lombardia, Italy, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Rigoldi vs Yafai?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
What were the odds on Rigoldi vs Yafai?
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