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James Gallagher vs Brett Johns preview
When is Gallagher vs Johns?
James Gallagher could potentially face Brett Johns, in Late 2022.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Gallagher vs Johns stats
James Gallagher would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
Brett Johns would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Johns would have an advantage in power over Gallagher, with a 16% knock out percentage over Gallagher's 0%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gallagher would have a massive advantage over Johns, boasting at 82% submission rate over Johns' 32%.
James Gallagher is the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Gallagher has a height advantage of 1 inch over Johns. Despite this, Johns has 3-inch reach advantage.
Gallagher is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 3 months later than Johns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 39 less professional rounds, 21 to Johns' 60.
Gallagher vs Johns form
James Gallagher has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Patchy Mix at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Previous to that, he had beat Cal Ellenor at Bellator Euro Series 9 on 3rd October 2020 by in the 1st round at Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy.
Going into that contest, he had won against Roman Salazar at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
Before that, he had beat Jeremiah Labiano at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.
He had defeated Steven Graham at Bellator 217 on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
Johns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Jordan Winski at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Khurshed Kakhorov at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Danny Sabatello at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
He had defeated Joe Soto at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on 1st December 2017 by submission in the 1st round at Park Theatre, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, James Gallagher has been fighting more than Brett Johns.
James Gallagher last fought 1 year, 4 months and 24 days ago, while Brett Johns' last outing was 6 months and 6 days ago.
Gallagher's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Johns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gallagher vs Johns?
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