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Who won Stanton vs Webb?
Mick Stanton beat James Webb by during the main event of Cage Warriors 157, on Friday 21st July 2023 at Indigo At The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mick Stanton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Stanton vs Webb stats
Mick Stanton stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
James Webb made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Stanton had a large advantage in power over Webb, boasting at 36% knock out percentage over Webb's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Webb had a massive advantage over Stanton, boosting at 67% submission rate over Stanton's 9%.
Mick Stanton was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Webb had a height advantage of 1 inch over Stanton.
Stanton was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months earlier than Webb, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 45 to Webb's 33.
Stanton vs Webb form
Stanton had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Will Currie at Cage Warriors 151 on 24th March 2023 by in the 5th round at BT Sports Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcin Wojcik at PFL 2022 #8 on 13th August 2022 by in the 1st round at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Going into that contest, he had won against Darren Stewart at Cage Warriors 141 on 22nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, London, England.
Before that, he had beat Alexis Fontes at Cage Warriors 136 on 2nd April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at BEC Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had defeated George Smith at Cage Warriors 123 on 24th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at York Hall, London.
James Webb had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Paddy McCorry at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Leon Aliu at Cage Warriors 138 on 28th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Charter Hall, Colchester, England.
Going into that contest, he had won against Craig White at Cage Warriors 115 on 25th September 2020 by submission in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated Mick Stanton at Cage Warriors 112 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester.
He had been beaten by Nathias Frederick at Cage Warriors 111 on 22nd November 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their Cage Warriors Middleweight championship fight at Indigo at the O2, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mick Stanton had been fighting more than James Webb.
Going to this contest, Mick Stanton had last fought 5 months and 29 days ago, while James Webb's last outing had been 10 months and 18 days ago.
Stanton's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Webb's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 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 Stanton vs Webb?
Mick Stanton was a 23/20 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while James Webb made his way into the ring at 16/25 (-160) with oddsmakers.