After the situation with Cayetano coming in to the weigh in, over the limit. It was decided the fight would still go ahead but even if Cayetano won he would not be able to win the world title. But Yafai could still fight for the title so if he won he would be world champion.
And that is what happened!
Yafai pulled out a great performance and won the bout. Yafai moved and punched from the start. Concepcion didn’t fight well, whether that was because of his weight, he was dominated throughout. After a few rounds Concepcion started to throw punches and some of them did land, but he didn’t keep this up and so Yafai won on points.
Concepcion is a good fighter on paper and has been in previous fights but last night wasn’t his night, whether it was because of his weight or whether it was because Yafai was fighting in his home country and had more support behind him, he didn’t perform as expected. Yafai may look to defend his belt for a few fights and then possibly look into fighting for another belt also.
I definitely think that Yafai deserved to win the world title as he is good up and coming fighter who fought and showed real skill and speed. I think Yafai is capable of being a big fighter and he should have some big fights in the future.