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Who won Hardwick vs Liasse?
George Hardwick beat Yann Liasse by during the main event of Cage Warriors 152, on Saturday 15th April 2023 at BEC Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner George Hardwick.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Hardwick vs Liasse stats
George Hardwick stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Yann Liasse made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Hardwick had an advantage in power over Liasse, with a 30% knock out percentage over Liasse's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Liasse had a massive advantage over Hardwick, boosting at 67% submission rate over Hardwick's 30%.
George Hardwick was the older man by 26 years, at 26 years old.
Liasse had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hardwick.
Hardwick was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Liasse, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 28 to Liasse's 22.
Hardwick vs Liasse form
Hardwick had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chris Bungard at Cage Warriors 147 on 20th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kyle Driscoll at Cage Warriors 141 on 22nd July 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at 02 Arena, London, London, England.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lukasz Kopera at Cage Warriors 134 on 18th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Jakub Dohnal at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London, England.
He had beat Dean Trueman at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Hardwick's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hardwick vs Liasse?
George Hardwick was a 4/11 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Yann Liasse made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.