Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won McEwan vs Oliveira?
Reece McEwan beat Leonardo de Oliveira by during the co-main event of Cage Warriors 156, on Saturday 1st July 2023 at Vale Sports Arena in Cardiff.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Reece McEwan.
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).
McEwan vs Oliveira stats
Reece McEwan stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Leonardo de Oliveira made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested McEwan had a slight advantage in power over Oliveira, with a 17% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested McEwan had a slight advantage over Oliveira, with a 67% submission rate over Oliveira's 63%.
Reece McEwan was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
McEwan had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oliveira.
McEwan was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 12 years and 2 months earlier than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 12 to Oliveira's 23.
McEwan's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on McEwan vs Oliveira?
Reece McEwan was a 2/11 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Leonardo de Oliveira made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.