Born March 30th 1986 Gavin Mcdonnell (aged 36) has built up a good career record of 13-1-2. With plenty of experience and now 16 fights as a pro, Mcdonnell hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. The longest win streak that Mcdonnell has ever recorded was between December 2010 and February 2014 when it totaled 7 wins. Mcdonnell's longest KO streak is 2 fights long.
In an impressive debut, Mcdonnell kept his calm and defeated Plamen Kostadinov over 4 rounds via a judges decision. This was only the 5th time Kostadinov had been taken the full distance. Mcdonnell rise in boxing continued with 8 fights against fighters such as Elemir Rafael, Dean Anderson and Scott Gladwin.
On March 2nd, 2012, Mcdonnell was in action again against Ashley Lane with the spoils being split with a draw taking his successful record to 4-0-1. This was Mcdonnell first fight that didn't end in a win. Mcdonnell fought Ashley Lane. Mcdonnell was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent resulting in an eventual draw with nobody proving successful. Fights against Paul Economides, Josh Wale, Scott Gladwin and 3 others followed where he won all 6 fights taking his winning streak to 10 wins.
On February 22nd, 2014, Mcdonnell went into action again and beat Leigh Wood taking the winning record to 11 wins. Wood was a worthy challenger but Mcdonnell was too much and became the first person to stop Wood via TKO during round 6. Fights against boxers Vusi Malinga followed taking his record to 12-0-2
Taking a knock to his career, Mcdonnell fought and was defeated by Rey Vargas on February 25th, 2017 taking his record to 12-1-2. Mcdonnell's first defeat came over the full distance against Rey Vargas on February 25th, 2017. The fight went to the judges in a MD loss for Mcdonnell.
Gavin Mcdonnell went into his fight with Gamal Yafai on March 3rd, 2018 with 12 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 13 wins by beating Yafai. Mcdonnell successful career carried on with a fight against Gamal Yafai in 2018 which went the full 12 rounds. Mcdonnell was the 4th person to go the distance with Gamal Yafai where Mcdonnell added a further win to his successful career record.