Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Kelly vs Sahota?
Sam Kelly beat Pav Sahota by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 151, on Friday 24th March 2023 at BT Sports Studio in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sam Kelly.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Kelly vs Sahota stats
Sam Kelly stepped into the octagon with a record of 3 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Pav Sahota made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 4 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Sahota had an advantage in power over Kelly, with a 50% knock out percentage over Kelly's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kelly had a massive advantage over Sahota, boasting at 67% submission rate over Sahota's 25%.
Sam Kelly was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Kelly's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sahota's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2021, 1 year and 11 months later than Sahota, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 11 to Sahota's 10.
What were the odds on Kelly vs Sahota?
Sam Kelly was a 8/15 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Pav Sahota made his way into the ring at 11/8 (+140) with oddsmakers.