Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Byfield vs McLean?
Matthew Byfield beat Prince McLean by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of Cage Warriors 151, on Friday 24th March 2023 at BT Sports Studio in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Byfield vs McLean stats
Matthew Byfield stepped into the octagon with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Prince McLean made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested McLean had an advantage in power over Byfield, with a 89% knock out percentage over Byfield's 75%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Byfield had an advantage over McLean, with a 25% submission rate over McLean's 11%.
Matthew Byfield was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Byfield had a height advantage of 1 inch over McLean.
Byfield was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 13 year and 6 months later than McLean, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 13 to McLean's 22.
Byfield's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Byfield vs McLean?
Matthew Byfield was a 1/7 (-710) favourite going into the contest, while Prince McLean made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.