Impa Kasanganay
Kasanganay
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Feb 24 2024
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
15-3-0
SD 3
SD 3
14-0-0

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm

Tape record

UDKOSUBUDKO
Form
KOUDUDUDKO
15
Wins
14
3
By KO
6
20
KO%
43
4
By SUB
1
27
SUB%
7
3
Loses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2017
18
Bouts
14
41
Rounds
34
3 hours, 4 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Tapology
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Impa Kasanganay vs Johnny Eblen report

Who won Kasanganay vs Eblen?

Johnny Eblen beat Impa Kasanganay by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of PFL vs. Bellator, on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Johnny Eblen.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Kasanganay vs Eblen stats

Impa Kasanganay stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Johnny Eblen made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 14 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Impa Kasanganay's 8th fight in the PFL, having made his debut for the promotion in 2023.

Impa Kasanganay's PFL record stood at 7-1-0, while Johnny Eblen's came in at 1-0-0.

The stats suggested Eblen had a large advantage in power over Kasanganay, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Kasanganay's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kasanganay had an advantage over Eblen, with a 27% submission rate over Eblen's 7%.

Impa Kasanganay was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Eblen had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kasanganay. Despite this, he had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Kasanganay was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in , 7 years earlier than Eblen, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 47 to Eblen's 37.

Kasanganay vs Eblen form

Kasanganay had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Joshua Silveira at PFL 10: 2023 PFL World Championship on 24th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Anthem, Washington, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Marthin Hamlet Nielsen at PFL 7 on 4th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Boeing Center, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tim Caron at PFL 4 on 8th June 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he was victorious against Cory Hendricks at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

He had won against Osama Elsaidy at PFL Challenger Series 2023 – Week 7 on 10th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Universal Studios, Orlando.

Activity check

Kasanganay's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Kasanganay vs Eblen?

Impa Kasanganay was a 13/5 (+270) underdog going into the contest, while Johnny Eblen made his way into the ring at 27/100 (-380) with oddsmakers.

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