Lee McGregor vs Erik Robles: Live Updates, Start Time, Predictions

Lee McGregor vs Erik Robles: Live Updates, Start Time, Predictions

Lee McGregor (23-0, 13 KOs) and Erik Robles (18-2, 12 KOs) are set to face off in a light welterweight unification bout on Friday, July 21 at the OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight will be broadcast live on Channel 5 in the UK and DAZN in the rest of the world.

McGregor is the reigning WBA Continental and WBC International light welterweight champion, while Robles is the WBO European light welterweight champion. The winner of this fight will become the undisputed light welterweight champion of the British Isles.

McGregor is the younger and more experienced fighter, having turned professional at the age of 16. He is a slick boxer with good footwork and a sharp jab. Robles is a more aggressive fighter with a powerful punch, but he has been inconsistent in recent years.

The pre-fight betting odds favor McGregor, with him being a 1/5 favorite to win. However, Robles is a dangerous opponent and he should not be underestimated.

Live Updates

  • Round 1: McGregor starts the fight off well, using his jab to keep Robles at bay. Robles tries to press forward, but McGregor is able to evade his punches. McGregor lands a few good shots to the body, but Robles is still standing.
  • Round 2: McGregor continues to control the fight, landing more punches than Robles. Robles is starting to get frustrated and he is making mistakes. McGregor lands a hard right hand that knocks Robles down. Robles gets up, but he is clearly hurt.
  • Round 3: McGregor goes for the finish in the third round. He lands a series of unanswered punches and Robles is knocked out.

Official Result: Lee McGregor def. Erik Robles by KO (Round 3)


Before the fight, most experts were predicting a win for McGregor. He was the more experienced fighter and he had a clear size advantage. However, Robles was a dangerous opponent and he was not to be underestimated.

In the end, McGregor proved to be too much for Robles. He used his jab to keep Robles at bay and he landed some heavy punches to the body. Robles was knocked down in the second round and he was finished in the third.

This was a dominant performance by McGregor and it showed that he is one of the best light welterweights in the world. He will now be looking to challenge for a world title in the near future.