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Who won Reed vs Khizriev?
Josh Reed beat Kurban Khizriev by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of Cage Warriors 127, on Thursday 30th September 2021 at York Hall in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Reed vs Khizriev division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Reed vs Khizriev stats
Josh Reed stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Kurban Khizriev made his way to the ring with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Khizriev had a large advantage in power over Reed, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Reed's 27%.
Josh Reed was the younger man by 27 years, at years old.
Reed was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years earlier than Khizriev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 28 to Khizriev's 5.
Reed vs Khizriev form
Josh Reed had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dylan Hazan at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Ivan Zidar at Cage Warriors 108 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rory Evans at Cage Warriors Academy Wales 3 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Ebbw Vale Sport Centre, Ebbw Vale.
Before that, he had been beaten by Scott Malone at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Viola Arena, Cardiff.
He had lost to Brian Bouland at Cage Warriors 91 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Newport Centre, Newport.
Reed's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.