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Who won Overvig vs Elekana?
Billy Elekana beat Tristan Overvig by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL Challenger Series 2023 – Week 7, on Friday 10th March 2023 at Universal Studios in Orlando.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Billy Elekana.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Overvig vs Elekana stats
Tristan Overvig stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Billy Elekana made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 4 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Elekana had a slight advantage in power over Overvig, with a 50% knock out percentage over Overvig's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Overvig had a massive advantage over Elekana, boasting at 60% submission rate over Elekana's 25%.
Tristan Overvig was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Elekana had a height advantage of 2 inches over Overvig.
Overvig's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Elekana's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2022, 8 months later than Elekana, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 11 to Elekana's 16.
Overvig's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Elekana's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Overvig vs Elekana?
Tristan Overvig was a 6/5 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while Billy Elekana made his way into the ring at 4/6 (-150) with oddsmakers.