Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Sheehan vs Richardson?
James Sheehan beat Jamie Richardson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Cage Warriors 145, on Friday 4th November 2022 at Indigo at the O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner James Sheehan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Sheehan vs Richardson stats
James Sheehan stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jamie Richardson made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Richardson had a massive power advantage over Sheehan, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Sheehan's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sheehan had a massive advantage over Richardson, boasting at 40% submission rate over Richardson's 9%.
James Sheehan was the younger man by 27 years, at years old.
Sheehan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 5 months later than Richardson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 24 to Richardson's 42.
Sheehan vs Richardson form
Richardson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Leonardo Damiani at Cage Warriors 132 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at London, England.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alessandro Botti at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Nathias Frederick at Cage Warriors 118 on 11th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Middleweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had beat Phill Wells at Cage Warriors 104 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
He had won against Phill Wells at Cage Warriors 99 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Colchester Charter Hall, Colchester, England.
Sheehan's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Richardson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sheehan vs Richardson?
James Sheehan was a 3/5 (-170) favourite going into the contest, while Jamie Richardson made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.