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Who won Douglass vs Kanisauskas?
Naglis Kanisauskas beat Chris Douglass by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 164: Stanton vs. Bellandi, on Saturday 25th November 2023 at Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Naglis Kanisauskas.
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).
Douglass vs Kanisauskas stats
Chris Douglass stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Naglis Kanisauskas made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested that Douglass and Kanisauskas have similar power, both with a 17% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kanisauskas had an advantage over Douglass, with a 83% submission rate over Douglass' 67%.
Chris Douglass was the older man by 14 years, at 37 years old.
Douglass had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kanisauskas.
Douglass was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 years and 8 months earlier than Kanisauskas, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 10 to Kanisauskas' 18.
Kanisauskas' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Douglass vs Kanisauskas?
Chris Douglass was a 18/5 (+360) underdog going into the contest, while Naglis Kanisauskas made his way into the ring at 1/6 (-590) with oddsmakers.