Luke Shanks
Shanks
Oct 02 2021
Saturday

York Hall, London, England

Cage Warriors 129
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Sam Creasey
Creasey
7-2-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
13-3-0

Belts on The Line

Cage Warriors Flyweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
34
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDUDKOUDUD
Form
KOUDKOUDKO
7
Wins
13
1
By KO
5
14
KO%
38
3
By SUB
5
43
SUB%
38
2
Loses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014
9
Bouts
16
27
Rounds
31
2 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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Tapology
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Luke Shanks vs Sam Creasey report

Who won Shanks vs Creasey?

Sam Creasey beat Luke Shanks by submission in the 3rd round during the main event of Cage Warriors 129, on Saturday 2nd October 2021 at York Hall in London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest was for the Cage Warriors flyweight championship.

Shanks vs Creasey stats

Luke Shanks stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Sam Creasey made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Creasey had a large advantage in power over Shanks, boosting at 38% knock out percentage over Shanks' 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Shanks had a slight advantage over Creasey, with a 43% submission rate over Creasey's 38%.

Luke Shanks was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.

Creasey had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shanks.

Shanks was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 8 months later than Creasey, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 37 to Creasey's 39.

Shanks vs Creasey form

Shanks had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sam Creasey at Cage Warriors 132 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at London, England.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sam Creasey at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Nicolas Leblond at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had lost to Jake Hadley at Cage Warriors 117 on 10th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, England.

He had beat Samir Faiddine at Cage Warriors 114 on 24th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at BEC Arena, Manchester.

Creasey had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Aaron Aby at Cage Warriors 123 on 24th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Adam Amarasinghe at Cage Warriors 117 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London, England.

Going into that contest, he had won against Nicolas Leblond at Cage Warriors 116 on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had been beaten by Samir Faiddine at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at Eventim Apollo, London.

He had lost to Nathan Greyson at Cage Warriors 92 on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at 02 Indigo, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luke Shanks had been fighting more than Sam Creasey.

Going to this contest, Luke Shanks had last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Sam Creasey's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 4 days ago.

Shanks' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Creasey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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