The Wba super-Bw champion Daniel Roman entered this fight with a professional record of 25-2-1 (9 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Luis Nery). He suffered his last loss when he faced Juan Reyes in 2013, since then he has won 17 consecutive fights beating Shun Kubo (Shun Kubo vs Daniel Roman), Ryo Matsumoto (Daniel Roman vs Ryo Matsumoto) and Moises Flores in his last three (Daniel Roman vs Moises Flores).
His opponent, Gavin McDonnell, has a boxing record of 20-1-2 (5 knockouts) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Rey Vargas last year (Rey Vargas vs Gavin McDonnell), after this bout he has won over Simas Volosinas, Jozsef Ajtai, Gamal Yafai (Gamal Yafai vs Gavin McDonnell) and Stuart Hall (Gavin McDonnell vs Stuart Hall). Roman vs McDonnell is valid for the WBA World super-Bw title; undercard of Jessie Vargas vs Thomas Dulorme. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Division: super bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.3 kg)
Title: WBA World super bantamweight title
Roman’s previous fight: Daniel Roman vs Moises Flores
McDonnell’s previous fight: Gavin McDonnell vs Stuart Hall
Roman vs McDonnell full fight video:
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