Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Shanks vs Reed?
Luke Shanks beat Josh Reed by submission in the 1st round during the main card of Cage Warriors 138, on Saturday 28th May 2022 at Charter Hall in Colchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Shanks vs Reed stats
Luke Shanks stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Josh Reed made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Reed had a slight advantage in power over Shanks, with a 25% knock out percentage over Shanks' 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Reed had a large advantage over Shanks, boosting at 58% submission rate over Shanks' 33%.
Luke Shanks was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Reed had a height advantage of 3 inches over Shanks.
Shanks was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 year and 2 months later than Reed, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 37 to Reed's 30.
Shanks vs Reed form
Shanks had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Sam Creasey at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, England.
Previous to that, he had beat Nicolas Leblond at Cage Warriors 124 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had won against Samir Faiddine at Cage Warriors 114 on 24th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Flyweight championship fight at BEC Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Pietro Menga at Cage Warriors 107 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Exhibition Centre, Liverpool.
Josh Reed had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to 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 defeated Ivan Zidar at Cage Warriors 108 on 12th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rory Evans at Cage Warriors Academy Wales 3 on 2nd March 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Ebbw Vale Sport Centre, Ebbw Vale.
Before that, he had lost to Scott Malone at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Viola Arena, Cardiff.
He had been beaten by Brian Bouland at Cage Warriors 91 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Newport Centre, Newport.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luke Shanks had been fighting more than Josh Reed.
Going to this contest, Luke Shanks had last fought 2 years, 2 months and 5 days ago, while Josh Reed's last outing had been 2 years, 5 months and 12 days ago.
Shanks' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Reed's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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