Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Wasuk vs Strazzella?
Ali Wasuk beat Mitch Strazzella by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of BFL 76, on Thursday 30th March 2023 at Harbour Convention Centre in Vancouver.
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).
Wasuk vs Strazzella stats
Ali Wasuk stepped into the octagon with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
Mitch Strazzella made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 2 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Strazzella had a massive power advantage over Wasuk, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Wasuk's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Wasuk had a massive advantage over Strazzella, boasting at 50% submission rate over Strazzella's 0%.
Ali Wasuk was the younger man by 30 years, at years old.
Wasuk was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2019, 1 year and 6 months later than Strazzella, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 26 to Strazzella's 13.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mitch Strazzella had been fighting more than Ali Wasuk.
Going to this contest, Ali Wasuk had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 23 days ago, while Mitch Strazzella's last outing had been 11 months and 29 days ago.
Wasuk's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Strazzella's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wasuk vs Strazzella?
Ali Wasuk was a 4/9 (-240) favourite going into the contest, while Mitch Strazzella made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.