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Who won Hamlet vs Kasanganay?
Impa Kasanganay beat Marthin Hamlet Nielsen by during the main card of PFL 7, on Friday 4th August 2023 at Boeing Center in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Impa Kasanganay.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Hamlet vs Kasanganay stats
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Impa Kasanganay made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nielsen had a slight advantage in power over Kasanganay, with a 25% knock out percentage over Kasanganay's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nielsen had a slight advantage over Kasanganay, with a 33% submission rate over Kasanganay's 31%.
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Nielsen had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kasanganay.
Nielsen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 5 months later than Kasanganay, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 34 to Kasanganay's 36.
Hamlet vs Kasanganay form
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sam Kei at PFL 4 on 8th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mohammad Fakhreddine at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cory Hendricks at PFL 2022 #7 on 5th August 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had been beaten by Joshua Silveira at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.
He had defeated Teodoras Aukstuolis at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Nielsen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Kasanganay's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hamlet vs Kasanganay?
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen was a 15/8 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Impa Kasanganay made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.