Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won McCourt vs Borga?
Leah McCourt beat Jessica Borga by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator London, on Friday 1st October 2021 at SSE Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Leah McCourt.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
McCourt vs Borga stats
Leah McCourt stepped into the ring with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jessica Borga made her way to the ring with a record of 3 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Borga had a massive power advantage over McCourt, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over McCourt's 25%.
Leah McCourt was the younger woman by 3 years, at 29 years old.
McCourt had a height advantage of 1 inch over Borga. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
McCourt's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Borga's, having had 1 less fights, and made her debut in 2017, 8 months earlier than Borga, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 1 more professional rounds, 15 to Borga's 14.
McCourt's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.