Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Yafai vs Cartagena?
Galal Yafai beat Miguel Cartagena by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 30th April 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Galal Yafai.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Katie Taylor beating Amanda Serrano. Also, on the undercard Jessie Vargas lost to Liam Smith, Franchon Crews Dezurn defeated Elin Cederroos and Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams was victorious over Chordale Booker.
Yafai vs Cartagena stats
Galal Yafai stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 1 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Miguel Cartagena made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yafai had a massive power advantage over Cartagena, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Cartagena's 47%.
Galal Yafai was the same age as Miguel Cartagena, at 29 years old.
Cartagena had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yafai.
Both Galal Yafai & Miguel Cartagena fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yafai was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2022, 10 year and 11 months later than Cartagena, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 102 less professional rounds, 7 to Cartagena's 109.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Miguel Cartagena had been fighting more than Galal Yafai.
Going to this contest, Galal Yafai had last fought 3 months and 30 days ago, while Miguel Cartagena's last outing had been 4 years, 9 months and 17 days ago.
What time did Yafai vs Cartagena start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 12:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Yafai vs Cartagena?
Galal Yafai was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Miguel Cartagena made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.