Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Akpan vs Reed?
Manny Akpan could potentially square off against Josh Reed, in Summer 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Akpan vs Reed stats
Manny Akpan would step into the octagon with a record of 4 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Josh Reed would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Akpan would have a large advantage in power over Reed, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Reed's 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Reed would have a massive advantage over Akpan, boosting at 58% submission rate over Akpan's 25%.
Manny Akpan is the same age as Josh Reed, at years old.
Akpan is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 10 years earlier than Reed, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 10 to Reed's 30.
Akpan vs Reed form
Josh Reed has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Ryan Shelley at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 138 on 28th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Charter Hall, Colchester, England.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kurban Khizriev at Cage Warriors 127 on 30th September 2021 by submission in the 1st round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had lost to Dylan Hazan at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Ivan Zidar at Cage Warriors 108 on 12th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Akpan's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Reed's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Akpan vs Reed?
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