Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Warken vs Medina?
Manuel Medina beat Anthony Warken by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of Cage Warriors 159 – San Diego, on Friday 8th September 2023 at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Warken vs Medina stats
Anthony Warken stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Manuel Medina made his way to the cage with a record of 1 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Warken had a massive power advantage over Medina, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Medina's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Medina had a massive advantage over Warken, boosting at 100% submission rate over Warken's 0%.
Anthony Warken was the same age as Manuel Medina, at years old.
Warken was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Medina, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 1 to Medina's 10.
Medina's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Warken vs Medina?
Anthony Warken was a 9/5 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Manuel Medina made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-240) with oddsmakers.