Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Sormin vs Settle?
James Settle beat Frans Sormin by during the prelims of Cage Warriors 155, on Friday 2nd June 2023 at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner James Settle.
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).
Sormin vs Settle stats
Frans Sormin stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 3 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
James Settle made his way to the cage with a record of 3 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Settle had a massive power advantage over Sormin, boosting at 33% knock out percentage over Sormin's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Sormin and Settle would have been pretty equal, both with a 67% submission rate.
Frans Sormin was the younger man by 30 years, at years old.
Sormin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2021, 2 year and 6 months later than Settle, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 10 to Settle's 24.
Settle's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sormin vs Settle?
Frans Sormin was a 8/15 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while James Settle made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.