Impa Kasanganay
Kasanganay
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Apr 12 2024
Friday

The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Alex Polizzi
Polizzi
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15-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
10-3-0

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

SDUDKOSUBUD
Form
UDKOSUBSDSUB
15
Wins
10
3
By KO
4
20
KO%
40
4
By SUB
4
27
SUB%
40
4
Loses
3
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2018
19
Bouts
13
44
Rounds
30
3 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 12 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
6
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Tapology
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Impa Kasanganay vs Alex Polizzi report

Who won Kasanganay vs Polizzi?

Impa Kasanganay beat Alex Polizzi by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of PFL 2, on Friday 12th April 2024 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.

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 Polizzi stats

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

Alex Polizzi made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Impa Kasanganay's 7th fight in the PFL, having made his debut for the promotion in 2023. Alex Polizzi marked his 1st fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2024.

Impa Kasanganay's PFL record stood at 6-1-0, while Alex Polizzi's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Polizzi had an advantage in power over Kasanganay, with a 40% knock out percentage over Kasanganay's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Polizzi had an advantage over Kasanganay, with a 40% submission rate over Kasanganay's 27%.

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

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

Kasanganay was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in , 5 years and 10 months earlier than Polizzi, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 45 to Polizzi's 31.

Kasanganay vs Polizzi form

Kasanganay had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Johnny Eblen at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, 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.

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

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

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.

Alex Polizzi had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been beaten by Yoel Romero at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had won against Jose Augusto Azevedo at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at The Family Arena, St. Louis, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Grant Neal at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose.

Before that, he had defeated Gustavo Trujillo at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He was victorious against Jamal Pogues at LFA 82 on 21st February 2020 by submission in the 4th round in their LFA Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Impa Kasanganay had been fighting more than Alex Polizzi.

Going to this contest, Impa Kasanganay had last fought 3 months and 20 days ago, while Alex Polizzi's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 7 days ago.

Kasanganay's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Polizzi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Kasanganay vs Polizzi?

Impa Kasanganay was a 1/3 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Alex Polizzi made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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