Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Strazzella vs El-Hefnawi?
Mitch Strazzella beat Mani El-Hefnawi by during the main card of BFL 77, on Friday 9th June 2023 at Harbour Event & Convention Center in Vancouver.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mitch Strazzella.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Strazzella vs El-Hefnawi stats
Mitch Strazzella stepped into the octagon with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mani El-Hefnawi made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 2 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Strazzella had a massive power advantage over El-Hefnawi, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over El-Hefnawi's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Strazzella and El-Hefnawi would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Mitch Strazzella was the older man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Strazzella was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 6 months earlier than El-Hefnawi, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 8 to El-Hefnawi's 6.
Strazzella's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
El-Hefnawi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Strazzella vs El-Hefnawi?
Mitch Strazzella was a 13/10 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Mani El-Hefnawi made his way into the ring at 4/7 (-180) with oddsmakers.