Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Hadley vs Candelario?
Jake Hadley beat Carlos Candelario by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev, on Saturday 5th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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).
Hadley vs Candelario stats
Jake Hadley stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Carlos Candelario made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that Hadley and Candelario have similar power, both with a 25% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hadley had an advantage over Candelario, with a 50% submission rate over Candelario's 38%.
Jake Hadley was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Hadley had 1-inch reach advantage.
Hadley was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 1 month later than Candelario, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 24 to Candelario's 23.
Hadley's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hadley vs Candelario?
Jake Hadley was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Candelario made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.