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Kal Yafai vs Jerald Paclar report
Who won Yafai vs Paclar?
Kal Yafai beat Jerald Paclar by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 5th November 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as 95-94, 96-93, 96-93 in favor of winner Kal Yafai.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 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 defeated Jessica McCaskill, Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov was victorious over Zelfa Barrett for the IBF World Junior Lightweight title and Galal Yafai beat Gohan Rodriguez Garcia.
Yafai vs Paclar stats
Kal Yafai stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jerald Paclar made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws.
Kal Yafai was the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.
Paclar had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yafai.
Both Kal Yafai & Jerald Paclar fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yafai was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Paclar, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 167 to Paclar's 142.
Yafai vs Paclar form
Yafai 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 lost to Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Norbelto Jimenez on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
Going into that contest, he had beat Israel Gonzalez on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had won against David Carmona on 26th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Selland Arena, Fresno, California, United States.
He had beat Sho Ishida on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Millennium Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.
Yafai's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 29 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 Paclar start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Yafai vs Paclar?
Yafai vs Paclar was broadcast on DAZN Global in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
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