Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Santillan vs McCalla?
Giovani Santillan beat Cecil McCalla by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 26th June 2021 at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 80-72, 78-74, 79-73 in favor of winner Giovani Santillan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 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 Vasyl Lomachenko beating Masayoshi Nakatani. Also, on the undercard Zhanibek Alimkhanuly beat Rob Brant.
Santillan vs McCalla stats
Giovani Santillan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cecil McCalla made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Santillan had advantage in power over McCalla, with a 58% knock out percentage over McCalla's 43%.
Giovani Santillan was the older man by 31 years, at 31 years old.
McCalla had a height advantage of 2 inches over Santillan. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Giovani Santillan fought out of the southpaw stance, while Cecil McCalla was an orthodox fighter.
Santillan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 7 months later than McCalla, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 150 to McCalla's 150.
Santillan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Santillan vs McCalla start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Santillan vs McCalla?
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