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 27 years, at 27 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 beat 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 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.
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 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.
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.
Reed's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
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