Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Fernandez vs Cepeda?
Kevin Fernandez beat Javier Cepeda by submission in the 1st round during the main card of LFA 163, on Friday 21st July 2023 at Bell County Expo Center in Belton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Fernandez vs Cepeda stats
Kevin Fernandez stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Javier Cepeda made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 3 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Cepeda had a massive power advantage over Fernandez, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Fernandez's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Fernandez and Cepeda would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Kevin Fernandez was the younger man by 28 years, at years old.
Fernandez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cepeda.
Fernandez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 4 years and 7 months earlier than Cepeda, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 0 to Cepeda's 6.
Fernandez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fernandez vs Cepeda?
Kevin Fernandez was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Javier Cepeda made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.