Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Manning vs Xavier?
Jay Manning beat Bruce Xavier by during the prelims of LFA 155, on Friday 24th March 2023 at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jay Manning.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Manning vs Xavier stats
Jay Manning stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 1 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bruce Xavier made his way to the cage with a record of 1 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Manning had a massive power advantage over Xavier, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Xavier's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Xavier had a massive advantage over Manning, boosting at 100% submission rate over Manning's 0%.
Jay Manning was the older man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Xavier had a height advantage of 2 inches over Manning.
Manning was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 3 months later than Xavier, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 0 to Xavier's 4.
What were the odds on Manning vs Xavier?
Jay Manning was a 5/6 (-120) favourite going into the contest, while Bruce Xavier made his way into the ring at 10/11 (-110) with oddsmakers.