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Who won Kasanganay vs Caron?
Impa Kasanganay beat Tim Caron by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of PFL 4, on Thursday 8th June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Kasanganay vs Caron stats
Impa Kasanganay stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Tim Caron made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Caron had a massive power advantage over Kasanganay, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Kasanganay's 17%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Caron had an advantage over Kasanganay, with a 40% submission rate over Kasanganay's 25%.
Impa Kasanganay was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Caron had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kasanganay. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Kasanganay was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in , 9 years earlier than Caron, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 41 to Caron's 39.
Kasanganay's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Caron's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Kasanganay vs Caron?
Impa Kasanganay was a 2/11 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Tim Caron made his way into the ring at 13/4 (+340) with oddsmakers.