Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Sonmez vs Meskini?
Emrah Sonmez beat Adam Meskini by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Cage Warriors 148, on Saturday 31st December 2022 at Indigo at the O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Emrah Sonmez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Sonmez vs Meskini stats
Emrah Sonmez stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Adam Meskini made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Meskini had an advantage in power over Sonmez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Sonmez's 55%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Meskini had a slight advantage over Sonmez, with a 33% submission rate over Sonmez's 27%.
Emrah Sonmez was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Sonmez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Meskini.
Sonmez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Meskini, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 30 to Meskini's 12.
Sonmez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sonmez vs Meskini?
Emrah Sonmez was a 8/13 (-160) favourite going into the contest, while Adam Meskini made his way into the ring at 57/50 (+110) with oddsmakers.