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Steven Hill vs Joel Kouadja report
Who won Hill vs Kouadja?
Steven Hill beat Joel Kouadja by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of Bellator Dublin, on Saturday 25th February 2023 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Hill vs Kouadja stats
Steven Hill stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Joel Kouadja made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Kouadja had a large advantage in power over Hill, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Hill's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hill had an advantage over Kouadja, with a 33% submission rate over Kouadja's 14%.
Steven Hill was the older man by 29 years, at 29 years old.
Hill was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 9 months later than Kouadja, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 11 to Kouadja's 28.
What were the odds on Hill vs Kouadja?
Steven Hill was a 2/9 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Joel Kouadja made his way into the ring at 14/5 (+280) with oddsmakers.
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