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Who won Girlean vs Hill?
Leon Hill beat Dumitru Girlean by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of Cage Warriors 158, on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Fiera Roma in Rome.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Girlean vs Hill stats
Dumitru Girlean stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Leon Hill made his way to the cage with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Hill had an advantage in power over Girlean, with a 75% knock out percentage over Girlean's 60%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Girlean had an advantage over Hill, with a 40% submission rate over Hill's 25%.
Dumitru Girlean was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Girlean was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 13 to Hill's 10.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Leon Hill had been fighting more than Dumitru Girlean.
Going to this contest, Dumitru Girlean had last fought 5 months and 11 days ago, while Leon Hill's last outing had been 4 months and 28 days ago.
What were the odds on Girlean vs Hill?
Dumitru Girlean was a 8/11 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Leon Hill made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.