Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Vucenic vs Hughes?
Paul Hughes beat Jordan Vucenic by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the 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 Paul Hughes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Vucenic vs Hughes stats
Jordan Vucenic stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Paul Hughes made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Hughes had an advantage in power over Vucenic, with a 38% knock out percentage over Vucenic's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hughes had an advantage over Vucenic, with a 38% submission rate over Vucenic's 22%.
Jordan Vucenic was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Vucenic was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 37 to Hughes' 26.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Paul Hughes had been fighting more than Jordan Vucenic.
Going to this contest, Jordan Vucenic had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 12 days ago, while Paul Hughes' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 29 days ago.
Vucenic's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Hughes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Vucenic vs Hughes?
Jordan Vucenic was a 7/8 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Paul Hughes made his way into the ring at 7/8 (-110) with oddsmakers.