Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Vucenic vs Picaud?
Jordan Vucenic beat Brice Picaud by submission in the 2nd round during the co-main event of Cage Warriors 157, on Friday 21st July 2023 at Indigo At The O2 in London.
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).
Vucenic vs Picaud stats
Jordan Vucenic stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Brice Picaud made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Picaud had a slight advantage in power over Vucenic, with a 30% knock out percentage over Vucenic's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vucenic had a slight advantage over Picaud, with a 30% submission rate over Picaud's 20%.
Jordan Vucenic was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Vucenic had a height advantage of 2 inches over Picaud.
Vucenic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 months earlier than Picaud, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 37 to Picaud's 42.
Vucenic vs Picaud form
Jordan Vucenic had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tiziano Ferranti at Cage Warriors 150 on 17th March 2023 by in the 2nd round at Indigo at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Paul Hughes at Cage Warriors 145 on 4th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat James Hendin at Cage Warriors 134 on 18th March 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their championship fight at 02 Arena, London, London.
Before that, he had won against Paul Hughes at Cage Warriors 119 on 12th December 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at York Hall, London, England.
He had beat Steve Aimable at Cage Warriors 116 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester.
Vucenic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Vucenic vs Picaud?
Jordan Vucenic was a 1/12 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Brice Picaud made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.