Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Emilbek vs Fitikefu?
Ruslan Emilbek beat Isi Fitikefu by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of ONE on Prime Video 4, on Friday 18th November 2022 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ruslan Emilbek.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Emilbek vs Fitikefu stats
Ruslan Emilbek stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Isi Fitikefu made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Fitikefu had a large advantage in power over Emilbek, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Emilbek's 32%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Emilbek had a large advantage over Fitikefu, boasting at 42% submission rate over Fitikefu's 14%.
Ruslan Emilbek was the same age as Isi Fitikefu, at years old.
Emilbek had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fitikefu.
Emilbek was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months earlier than Fitikefu, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 41 to Fitikefu's 18.
Emilbek's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Emilbek vs Fitikefu?
Ruslan Emilbek was a 3/4 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Isi Fitikefu made his way into the ring at 19/20 (-110) with oddsmakers.