Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Charriere vs Zecchini?
Morgan Charriere beat Manolo Zecchini by during the main card of UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac, on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Morgan Charriere.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Charriere vs Zecchini stats
Morgan Charriere stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Manolo Zecchini made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Zecchini had an advantage in power over Charriere, with a 73% knock out percentage over Charriere's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Charriere had a slight advantage over Zecchini, with a 17% submission rate over Zecchini's 9%.
Morgan Charriere was the older man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Zecchini had a height advantage of 1 inch over Charriere.
Charriere was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 8 months later than Zecchini, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 68 to Zecchini's 21.
Charriere vs Zecchini form
Charriere had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Diego Silva at Cage Warriors 157 on 21st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Indigo At The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pedro Souza at Cage Warriors 153 on 29th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Bazant at Cage Warriors 147 on 20th November 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Paul Hughes at Cage Warriors 128 on 1st October 2021 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at York Hall, London, England.
He had won against Perry Andre Goodwin at Cage Warriors 119 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round in their championship fight at York Hall, London.
Charriere's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 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 Charriere vs Zecchini?
Morgan Charriere was a 7/25 (-360) favourite going into the contest, while Manolo Zecchini made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.