Taylor Lapilus
Lapilus
France flag
Sep 02 2023
Saturday

Accor Arena, Paris, France

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Caolan Loughran
Loughran
Ireland flag
18-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
8-0-0

The tape

32
Age
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
N/A
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDUDKOSD
Form
KOKOKOKOUD
18
Wins
8
4
By KO
5
22
KO%
63
6
By SUB
2
33
SUB%
25
3
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2019
21
Bouts
8
48
Rounds
14
3 hours, 32 minutes
Fight Time
49 minutes, 57 seconds

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Taylor Lapilus vs Caolan Loughran report

Who won Lapilus vs Loughran?

Taylor Lapilus beat Caolan Loughran by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac, on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Taylor Lapilus.

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).

Lapilus vs Loughran stats

Taylor Lapilus stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Caolan Loughran made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 8 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Taylor Lapilus' UFC record stood at 4-2-0, while Caolan Loughran's came in at 1-1-0.

The stats suggested Loughran had a massive power advantage over Lapilus, boasting a 63% knock out percentage over Lapilus' 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lapilus had a slight advantage over Loughran, with a 33% submission rate over Loughran's 25%.

Taylor Lapilus was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.

Lapilus was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Loughran, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 54 to Loughran's 20.

Lapilus vs Loughran form

Caolan Loughran had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Dylan Hazan at Cage Warriors 154 on 6th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Fiera Roma, Rome, Italy.

Previous to that, he had beaten Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Festus Ahorlu at Cage Warriors 140 on 25th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at SSE Arena, Belfast.

Before that, he was victorious against Bakhtyaar Oryakhail at Cage Warriors 135 on 1st April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at BEC Arena, Manchester.

He had won against Ruairi Lavery at Cage Warriors Academy Ireland 2 on 3rd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Devenish Complex, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Activity check

Loughran's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Lapilus vs Loughran?

Taylor Lapilus was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Caolan Loughran made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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