Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pergande vs Bashir?
Alexei Pergande beat Akeem Bashir by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of PFL 4, on Thursday 8th June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
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).
Pergande vs Bashir stats
Alexei Pergande stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 1 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
Akeem Bashir made his way to the cage with a record of 3 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Bashir had a massive power advantage over Pergande, boosting at 33% knock out percentage over Pergande's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pergande had a massive advantage over Bashir, boasting at 100% submission rate over Bashir's 33%.
Alexei Pergande was the younger man by 13 years, at 22 years old.
Pergande was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 2 years and 11 months earlier than Bashir, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 9 to Bashir's 10.
Pergande's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Pergande vs Bashir?
Alexei Pergande was a 7/25 (-370) favourite going into the contest, while Akeem Bashir made his way into the ring at 12/5 (+250) with oddsmakers.