Paul Hughes
Hughes
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Jun 22 2024
Saturday

3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Bobby King
King
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11-1-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

UK - TBC / US - TBC

12-6-0

The tape

Age
40
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1UD 5MD 5SD 3
Form
UD 3UD 3SD 3KO 1UD 3
11
Wins
12
5
By KO
3
45
KO%
25
3
By Sub
5
27
SUB%
42
1
Losses
6
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016
12
Bouts
18
27
Rounds
43
1 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 5 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Paul Hughes vs Bobby King preview

When is Hughes vs King?

Paul Hughes is set to face Bobby King in the co-main event of Bellator Champions Series, on Saturday 22nd June 2024 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Hughes vs King stats

Paul Hughes steps into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Bobby King will make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Paul Hughes will be making their debut in Bellator.

Bobby King's Bellator record currently stands at 3-3-0.

The stats suggest Hughes has an advantage in power over King, with a 45% knock out percentage over King's 25%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest King will have an advantage over Hughes, with a 42% submission rate over Hughes' 27%.

Paul Hughes is the younger man by 40 years, at years old.

Hughes is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 9 months later than King, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 27 to King's 43.

Hughes vs King form

Hughes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Fabiano Silva at Cage Warriors 170: Sheehan vs. Konrad on 6th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round at Simmonscourt Ros, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beaten Jan Quaeyhaegens at Cage Warriors 161 – Dublin on 14th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jordan Vucenic at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he was victorious against Morgan Charriere at Cage Warriors 128 on 1st October 2021 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at York Hall, London, England.

He had lost to Jordan Vucenic at Cage Warriors 119 on 12th December 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London.

King has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he was beaten by Aalon Cruz at Bellator 295 on 22nd April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Gadzhi Rabadanov at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.

Going into that contest, he had won against Keoni Diggs at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had beaten Aviv Gozali at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had lost to Alexander Shabliy at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Bobby King has been fighting more than Paul Hughes.

Paul Hughes last fought 1 month and 17 days ago, while Bobby King's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 1 day ago.

Hughes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

King's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Hughes vs King?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Hughes vs King yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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