Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Kim vs Xie?
Wei Xie beat Dae Hwan Kim by , during the main card of ONE Championship – Battleground 3, on Friday 27th August 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Wei Xie.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Kim vs Xie stats
Dae Hwan Kim stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Wei Xie made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Xie had a massive power advantage over Kim, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Kim's 27%.
Dae Hwan Kim was the older man by 10 years, at 35 years old.
Kim was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 years and 4 months earlier than Xie, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 47 to Xie's 44.
Kim vs Xie form
Kim had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Kairat Akhmetov at ONE Championship – Collision Course 2 on 25th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ayideng Jumayi at ONE Championship – For Honor on 3rd May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shuya Kamikubo at ONE Championship – Clash of Legends on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
Before that, he had beat Masakazu Imanari at ONE Championship – Heroes of Honor on 20th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
He had lost to Daichi Takenaka at ONE Championship – Quest for Gold on 23rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar.
Wei Xie had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kantharaj Shankar Agasa at ONE Championship – Full Blast on 28th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Chan Rothana at ONE Championship – Collision Course on 18th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Danny Kingad at ONE Championship – Fire & Fury on 31st January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Before that, he had beat Rockie Bactol at ONE Warrior Series 9 on 4th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in Singapore.
He had defeated Jinbo Zou at ONE Hero Series September on 23rd September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Beijing, China.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Wei Xie had been fighting more than Dae Hwan Kim.
Going to this contest, Dae Hwan Kim had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 11 days ago, while Wei Xie's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 8 days ago.
Kim's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Xie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.