Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Hendin vs Margarian?
James Hendin beat Araik Margarian by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of Cage Warriors 146, on Saturday 12th November 2022 at Bec Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Hendin vs Margarian stats
James Hendin stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Araik Margarian made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 16 by submission.
The stats suggested Hendin had an advantage in power over Margarian, with a 33% knock out percentage over Margarian's 16%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Margarian had a massive advantage over Hendin, boosting at 64% submission rate over Hendin's 17%.
James Hendin was the same age as Araik Margarian, at years old.
Hendin was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 28 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 13 years and 9 months earlier than Margarian, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 20 to Margarian's 63.
Hendin's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hendin vs Margarian?
James Hendin was a 2/5 (-290) favourite going into the contest, while Araik Margarian made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+210) with oddsmakers.