Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Creasey vs Haque?
Shajidul Haque beat Sam Creasey by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 148, on Saturday 31st December 2022 at Indigo at the O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Shajidul Haque.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Creasey vs Haque stats
Sam Creasey stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Shajidul Haque made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Creasey had an advantage in power over Haque, with a 31% knock out percentage over Haque's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Creasey had a massive advantage over Haque, boasting at 44% submission rate over Haque's 0%.
Sam Creasey was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Creasey had a height advantage of 1 inch over Haque.
Creasey was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 3 months later than Haque, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 45 to Haque's 61.
Creasey vs Haque form
Creasey had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 132 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at London, England.
Previous to that, he had beat Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Aaron Aby at Cage Warriors 123 on 24th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Adam Amarasinghe at Cage Warriors 117 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London, England.
He had defeated Nicolas Leblond at Cage Warriors 116 on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester.
Creasey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Creasey vs Haque?
Sam Creasey was a 5/6 (-120) underdog going into the contest, while Shajidul Haque made his way into the ring at 5/6 (-120) with oddsmakers.