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Galal Yafai vs. Miguel Cartagena Stats: Age, Height, Weight, Reach, Net Worth, Record, and More

Published 04/30/2022, 2:45 PM EDT

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This weekend’s boxing card is packed with back-to-back blistering bouts. Under the card of the historic Amanda Serrano and Katie Taylor matchup, there is going to be an epic clash between the two rising prospects of boxing. Galal Yafai and Miguel Cartagena will square off at the Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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The winner of the fight will clinch the WBC International flyweight title and increase their chances of taking a title shot in the coming future.


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Let’s take a look at both fighters’ careers and find out everything you need to know about them.

Galal Yafai Vs. Miguel Cartagena: Physical attributes

Galal Yafai is a British professional boxer. The 29-year-old is very young for the professional ring. Until now, he has fought only one bout and delivered a knockout victory.

He is 164 cm tall and has a good reach advantage. After earning gold in Tokyo Olympics in 2020, he turned pro. With a good amateur record, this British warrior has the potential to rise. Therefore, he is considered the slight favorite between the two.


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On the other hand, his opponent is a Puerto Rican-American boxer, Miguel Cartagena. The 29-year-old is still hunting his way to get title shots. Nicknamed ‘No Fear he has fought nineteen fights in his career, and has won 15 of them. However, getting losses at regular intervals has hindered his chances of moving up. He is 157 cm tall with a reach of 68cm.

Cartagena, though, had a good amateur record. He won U.S National Championship and the National Golden Gloves Championship in the same year.

Other facts about Galal Yafai and Miguel Cartagena

According to BuzzLearn, Cartagena’s net worth is $1 million to $5 million. His primary source of income is boxing. However, stats claim that he had made many of his fortunes through his amateur career, as he has not been very impressive in the professional ring.


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Whereas his rival fighter also had a fantastic amateur career. Per CelebsAgeWiki, Yafai has a net worth of $1million to $5million. His primary source is also boxing.

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Abhishek Singh


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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.
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