Gamal Yafai vs Gavin McDonnell

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Gamal Yafai vs Gavin McDonnell
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Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Location: 
FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, Yorkhire, UK
Rounds Scheduled: 
12
Contracted Weight: 
122
Titles at Stake: 
WBC International Light Featherweight Title
Referee: 
Ian John Lewis

Official Judging
Robin Dolpierre 112 - 116
Esa Lehtosaari 112 - 116
Michael Alexander 113 - 117

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Averaged Fan Card:

round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Gamal Yafai
                                                                    
10
9.50
9
9
10
9
9.75
9
9.50
9
9
9
Gavin Mcdonnell
                                                                    
9
9.50
10
10
9
10
9.25
10
9.50
10
10
10


Fan Cards: Gamal Yafai vs Gavin McDonnell


scorecard by RUTHLESS-RKO
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GAMAL YAFAI
10
10
9
9
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
112
GAVIN MCDONNELL
9
9
10
10
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
116


scorecard by ENDOFME1994
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GAMAL YAFAI
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
111
GAVIN MCDONNELL
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
117


scorecard by BOXING KNOWLEDGE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GAMAL YAFAI
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
9
10
9
9
9
112
GAVIN MCDONNELL
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
10
10
116


scorecard by CHAMPION97
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GAMAL YAFAI
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
9
10
9
9
9
112
GAVIN MCDONNELL
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
10
9
10
10
10
116


Comments

Champion97's picture

Prediction,

This is a good match up, should be an entertaining fight.
These guys aren't big punchers, one probably isn't world level really, the other hasn't proven he is a world level fighter, but these guys have a high ouptut, both a really great European level fighters, at least for now, and sometimes, the fights that aren't necessarily that high a level, are still very fan friendly.

I think Yafai should be the favourite, he's 5 years younger than McDonnell, he's undefeated, he and his brother are believed to be very talented fighters with a lot of potential, and McDonnell, losing to Rey Vargas, making it a competitive fight, but having no other world level fights, is probably in his place now as a good European level fighter.

I think this is a great test for Yafai, McDonnell is more than a live opponent, he has won most of his fights, he's been an inter continental champion, a European champion, he has desire, dedication, fitness, so this shouldn't be too easy for Yafai, but at the same time, Yafai, being 26, and 14-0, maybe at that point when he aims to step up and get a lot closer to fighting for a world title.

I think McDonnell will try his best, make it competitive, but the more talented, younger fighter will have more success, lands with the cleaner punches, for a fair amount of time, comfortably outbox his opponent, I think McDonnell will be very active, have some success himself, make the fight interesting, challenging his opponent, but be unable to match him first skill, and be clearly beaten. I think Yafai wins a decision, maybe a margin of anywhere between 2 and 6 points.

Champion97's picture

What a performance from Gavin McDonnell!
I did not expact that from McDonnell, he did great, he used his size, he used his experience, and he did as he was told in the corner, great win!
Shame for Yafai, nothing to be ashamed of though, no shame in getting beaten by the better fighter on the night, he can come back from this, learn from this fight.

Yafai showed a lot of grit, in that tenth, I thought he might go, McDonnell was landing solid punch after solid punch, but he toughed it out, and fired back, he clearly lost the last few rounds, and after the first three quarters, if anybody needed a round, it was probably Yafai, but it was the bigger, more experienced fighter who pulled away at the end, swung the fight strongly in his favour.