Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won McCourt vs Kavanagh?
Sinead Kavanagh beat Leah McCourt by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator MMA, on Friday 25th February 2022 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Sinead Kavanagh.
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 Kavanagh stats
Leah McCourt stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Sinead Kavanagh made her way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kavanagh had a massive power advantage over McCourt, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over McCourt's 17%.
Leah McCourt was the older woman by 30 years, at 30 years old.
McCourt had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kavanagh. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
McCourt was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made her debut in 2017, 5 year later than Kavanagh, whose first professional fight was in . She had fought 13 less professional rounds, 15 to Kavanagh's 28.
McCourt's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 9 months, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.