Oct 06 2018
Saturday

Chicago, Illinois, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Bantamweight
25-2-1
TKO 10
TKO 10
20-1-2

Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA World Super Bantamweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
35
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
N/A
N/A
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKORTDUD
Form
UDUDTKOPTSMD
25
Wins
20
9
By KO
5
36
KO%
25
2
Loses
1
1
Draws
2
2010
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
2
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Daniel Roman vs Gavin McDonnell report

Who won Roman vs McDonnell?

Daniel Roman beat Gavin McDonnell by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 6th October 2018 at Chicago in Illinois.

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).

This contest was for the vacant WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Jessie Vargas beating Thomas Dulorme. Also, on the undercard Jarrell Miller beat Tomasz Adamek and Artur Beterbiev defeated Callum Johnson for the IBF World Light heavyweight title.

Roman vs McDonnell stats

Daniel Roman stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gavin McDonnell made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Roman had advantage in power over McDonnell, with a 36% knock out percentage over McDonnell's 25%.

Daniel Roman was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Both Daniel Roman & Gavin McDonnell fought out of an orthodox stance.

Roman was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 month earlier than McDonnell, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 233 to McDonnell's 191.

Gavin McDonnell was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 122lb division.

Roman vs McDonnell form

Roman had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Juan Carlos Payano on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Murodjon Akhmadaliev on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.

Going into that contest, he had defeated TJ Doheny on 26th April 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight and WBA Super World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

Before that, he had beat Gavin McDonnell on 6th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Chicago, Illinois.

He had won against Moises Flores on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Bantamweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Gavin McDonnell had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Stuart Hall on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Gamal Yafai on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Rey Vargas on 25th February 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Ice Arena, Hull.

Before that, he had defeated Jorge Sanchez on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Jeremy Parodi on 24th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Roman had been fighting more than Gavin McDonnell.

Going to this contest, Daniel Roman had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 4 days ago, while Gavin McDonnell's last outing had been 3 years, 5 months and 14 days ago.

Roman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 58 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.6 rounds on average.

McDonnell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Roman vs McDonnell start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Chicago, Illinois, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Roman vs McDonnell?

Roman vs McDonnell was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Roman vs McDonnell?

Daniel Roman was a 8/25 (-312) favourite going into the contest, while Gavin McDonnell made his way into the ring at 43/10 (+430) with oddsmakers.

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