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Who won Hughes vs Quaeyhaegens?
Paul Hughes beat Jan Quaeyhaegens by during the main event of Cage Warriors 161 – Dublin, on Saturday 14th October 2023 at 3Arena in Dublin.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Hughes vs Quaeyhaegens stats
Paul Hughes stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Jan Quaeyhaegens made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Quaeyhaegens had a massive power advantage over Hughes, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Hughes' 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hughes had a slight advantage over Quaeyhaegens, with a 33% submission rate over Quaeyhaegens' 27%.
Paul Hughes was the younger man by 30 years, at years old.
Quaeyhaegens had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hughes.
Hughes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 11 months later than Quaeyhaegens, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 26 to Quaeyhaegens' 26.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Paul Hughes had been fighting more than Jan Quaeyhaegens.
Going to this contest, Paul Hughes had last fought 1 year and 1 month ago, while Jan Quaeyhaegens' last outing had been 8 months and 17 days ago.
Hughes' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Quaeyhaegens' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Hughes vs Quaeyhaegens?
Paul Hughes was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Jan Quaeyhaegens made his way into the ring at 10/3 (+330) with oddsmakers.