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US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Sheehan vs Santalahti?
James Sheehan is set to face Olli Santalahti during the main card of Cage Warriors 161 – Dublin, on Saturday 14th October 2023 at 3Arena in Dublin.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Sheehan vs Santalahti stats
James Sheehan steps into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Olli Santalahti will make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Sheehan has a slight advantage in power over Santalahti, with a 33% knock out percentage over Santalahti's 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Santalahti will have a slight advantage over Sheehan, with a 42% submission rate over Sheehan's 33%.
James Sheehan is the younger man by 29 years, at years old.
Sheehan is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 4 months later than Santalahti, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 21 to Santalahti's 29.
Sheehan vs Santalahti form
Sheehan has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Oban Elliott at Cage Warriors 153 on 29th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena, Dublin, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jamie Richardson at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Martin Causse at Cage Warriors 140 on 25th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at SSE Arena, Belfast.
Before that, he had won against Karol Michalak at Cage Warriors 135 on 1st April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Omeil Brown at Cage Warriors 128 on 1st October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, England.
Sheehan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Sheehan vs Santalahti?
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