Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Cadena vs Bonner?
Matthew Bonner beat Guilherme Cadena by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 151, on Friday 24th March 2023 at BT Sports Studio in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Matthew Bonner.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Cadena vs Bonner stats
Guilherme Cadena stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 18 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 21 by submission.
Matthew Bonner made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Bonner had a large advantage in power over Cadena, boosting at 25% knock out percentage over Cadena's 4%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cadena had a massive advantage over Bonner, boasting at 84% submission rate over Bonner's 42%.
Guilherme Cadena was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Bonner had a height advantage of 4 inches over Cadena.
Cadena was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Bonner, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 69 to Bonner's 67.
Cadena vs Bonner form
Bonner had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alan Carlos at Cage Warriors 147 on 20th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oban Elliott at Cage Warriors 142 on 13th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at EBBW Vale Centre, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Joel Kouadja at Cage Warriors 137 on 27th May 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Charter Hall, Colchester, England.
Before that, he had beat Hugo Pereira at Cage Warriors 135 on 1st April 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at BEC Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had lost to Djati Melan at Cage Warriors 131 on 10th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Middleweight championship fight at London, England.
Bonner's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Cadena vs Bonner?
Guilherme Cadena was a 10/3 (+330) underdog going into the contest, while Matthew Bonner made his way into the ring at 1/5 (-500) with oddsmakers.