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Michelangelo Lupoli vs Sam Creasey report
Who won Lupoli vs Creasey?
Sam Creasey beat Michelangelo Lupoli by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Cage Warriors 154, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Fiera Roma in Rome.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sam Creasey.
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).
Lupoli vs Creasey stats
Michelangelo Lupoli stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sam Creasey made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Lupoli had a slight advantage in power over Creasey, with a 33% knock out percentage over Creasey's 31%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Creasey had a massive advantage over Lupoli, boosting at 44% submission rate over Lupoli's 0%.
Michelangelo Lupoli was the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.
Creasey had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lupoli.
Lupoli was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months later than Creasey, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 21 to Creasey's 45.
Lupoli vs Creasey form
Sam Creasey had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Shajidul Haque at Cage Warriors 148 on 31st December 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Stipe Brcic at Cage Warriors 142 on 13th August 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at EBBW Vale Centre, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 132 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at London, England.
Before that, he had beat Luke Shanks at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
He had defeated Aaron Aby at Cage Warriors 123 on 24th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Creasey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lupoli vs Creasey?
Michelangelo Lupoli was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Sam Creasey made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.
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