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UK - TBC / US - TBC
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Akpan vs Trueman?
Manny Akpan is set to square off against Dean Trueman, during the main card of Cage Warriors 146, on Saturday 12th November 2022 at Bec Arena in Manchester.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Akpan vs Trueman stats
Manny Akpan steps into the ring with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Dean Trueman will make his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest that Akpan and Trueman have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.
Manny Akpan is the same age as Dean Trueman, at years old.
Akpan is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in , 11 years and 3 months earlier than Trueman, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 8 to Trueman's 38.
Akpan vs Trueman form
Dean Trueman has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Giuseppe Ruggeri at Cage Warriors 135 on 1st April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by George Hardwick at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Morgan Charriere at Cage Warriors 109 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, England.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mads Burnell at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 by submission in the 2nd round in their Cage Warriors Featherweight championship fight at Eventim Apollo, London.
He had defeated Aiden Lee at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Featherweight championship fight at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Akpan's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Trueman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.