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Who won Mitchell vs Ige?
Bryce Mitchell beat Dan Ige by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot, on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Bryce Mitchell.
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).
Mitchell vs Ige stats
Bryce Mitchell stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
Dan Ige made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Ige had a large advantage in power over Mitchell, boosting at 29% knock out percentage over Mitchell's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mitchell had a massive advantage over Ige, boasting at 60% submission rate over Ige's 29%.
Bryce Mitchell was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Mitchell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ige. Despite this, Ige had 1-inch reach advantage.
Mitchell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 months later than Ige, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 33 to Ige's 62.
Mitchell vs Ige form
Ige had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Nate Landwehr at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had beat Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Movsar Evloev at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Josh Emmett at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Chan Sung Jung at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Mitchell's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Ige's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mitchell vs Ige?
Bryce Mitchell was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Dan Ige made his way into the ring at 187/100 (+190) with oddsmakers.