Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Yafai vs Frank?
Galal Yafai beat Tommy Frank by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 19th August 2023 at Utilita Arena in Birmingham.
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).
The undercard featured the clash of Pattinson vs Walker.
Yafai vs Frank stats
Galal Yafai stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Tommy Frank made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Galal Yafai was the same age as Tommy Frank, at 30 years old.
Frank had a height advantage of 5 inches over Yafai.
Both Galal Yafai & Tommy Frank fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yafai was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2022, 5 year and 6 months later than Frank, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 122 less professional rounds, 22 to Frank's 144.
Galal Yafai went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC, 11 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF at flyweight.
Yafai vs Frank form
Tommy Frank had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jay Harris on 5th May 2023 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Flyweight championship fight at Magna Centre, Rotherham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Matt Windle on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Flyweight championship fight at Ponds Forge Arena, Yorkshire.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 18th June 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Sheffield Arena Car Park, Yorkshire.
Before that, he had lost to Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 11th December 2020 by split decision in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena Car Park, Yorkshire.
He had beat Martin Tecuapetla on 29th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ponds Forge Arena, Yorkshire.
Yafai's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
Frank's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time did Yafai vs Frank start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Utilita Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Yafai vs Frank?
Galal Yafai was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Tommy Frank made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Galal Yafai - KO||66.67%|
|Galal Yafai - Decision||33.33%|
Based on 3 Predictions