Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Yafai vs Garcia?
Galal Yafai beat Gohan Rodriguez Garcia by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 5th November 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 95-96, 96-95 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 Dmitry Bivol beating Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Chantelle Cameron beat Jessica McCaskill, Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov defeated Zelfa Barrett for the IBF World Junior Lightweight title and Kal Yafai was victorious over Jerald Paclar.
Yafai vs Garcia stats
Galal Yafai stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Gohan Rodriguez Garcia made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Yafai and Garcia have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Galal Yafai was the older man by 11 years, at 29 years old.
Both Galal Yafai & Gohan Rodriguez Garcia fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yafai was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2022, 4 year and 6 months later than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 78 less professional rounds, 7 to Garcia's 85.
Gohan Rodriguez Garcia was ranked number 12 by the WBC and 15 by the WBO in the 112lb division.
Yafai's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What time did Yafai vs Garcia start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM UTC at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 PM GMT in the UK.
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