Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Machado vs Tanasa?
George Tanasa beat Wesley Machado by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Cage Warriors 157, on Friday 21st July 2023 at Indigo At The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner George Tanasa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Machado vs Tanasa stats
Wesley Machado stepped into the octagon with a record of 3 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
George Tanasa made his way to the cage with a record of 2 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Tanasa had an advantage in power over Machado, with a 50% knock out percentage over Machado's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Machado had an advantage over Tanasa, with a 67% submission rate over Tanasa's 50%.
Wesley Machado was the younger man by 28 years, at years old.
Machado had a height advantage of 5 inches over Tanasa.
Machado was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 years and 11 months earlier than Tanasa, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 14 to Tanasa's 14.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, George Tanasa had been fighting more than Wesley Machado.
Going to this contest, Wesley Machado had last fought 6 months and 6 days ago, while George Tanasa's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 26 days ago.
What were the odds on Machado vs Tanasa?
Wesley Machado was a 15/8 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while George Tanasa made his way into the ring at 4/11 (-280) with oddsmakers.