Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Hadley vs Gordon?
Jake Hadley beat Malcolm Gordon by during the prelims of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jake Hadley.
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 Gordon stats
Jake Hadley stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Malcolm Gordon made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Gordon had an advantage in power over Hadley, with a 36% knock out percentage over Hadley's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hadley had an advantage over Gordon, with a 56% submission rate over Gordon's 43%.
Jake Hadley was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Gordon had 2-inch reach advantage.
Hadley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 5 year and 3 months later than Gordon, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 28 to Gordon's 34.
Hadley's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Gordon's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hadley vs Gordon?
Jake Hadley was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Malcolm Gordon made his way into the ring at 73/20 (+370) with oddsmakers.