Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Malik vs Gittins?
Liam Gittins beat Faisal Malik by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 146, on Saturday 12th November 2022 at Bec Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Liam Gittins.
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).
Malik vs Gittins stats
Faisal Malik stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Liam Gittins made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Gittins had a slight advantage in power over Malik, with a 44% knock out percentage over Malik's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Malik had a massive advantage over Gittins, boasting at 60% submission rate over Gittins' 22%.
Faisal Malik was the same age as Liam Gittins, at years old.
Malik was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 5 years and 5 months earlier than Gittins, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 6 to Gittins' 27.
Gittins' last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Malik vs Gittins?
Faisal Malik was a 13/8 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Liam Gittins made his way into the ring at 4/9 (-230) with oddsmakers.