Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Askar vs Furar?
Askar Askar beat Ricky Furar by during the main card of LFA 147, on Friday 18th November 2022 at WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Askar Askar.
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).
Askar vs Furar stats
Askar Askar stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ricky Furar made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Furar had a slight advantage in power over Askar, with a 43% knock out percentage over Askar's 38%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Furar had a slight advantage over Askar, with a 14% submission rate over Askar's 8%.
Askar Askar was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Askar had 1-inch reach advantage.
Askar was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Furar, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 38 to Furar's 23.
Askar vs Furar form
Askar Askar had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Diego Silva at LFA 138 on 5th August 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ryskulbek Ibraimov at LFA 123 on 4th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Hammond.
Going into that contest, he had beat Leandro Gomes at LFA 118 on 12th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Los Angeles-Burbank Marriott Convention Center, Burbank.
Before that, he had been beaten by Justin Wetzell at LFA 109 on 4th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee.
He had defeated Kevin Wirth at LFA 92 on 2nd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hartman Arena, Park City, Kansas.
Furar had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jose Avalos at LFA 118 on 12th November 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Los Angeles-Burbank Marriott Convention Center, Burbank, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jacob Thrall at LFA 92 on 2nd October 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hartman Arena, Park City, Kansas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kyle Estrada at LFA 69 on 7th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Roman Puga at Bellator 219 on 29th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
He had beat Victor Rosas at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Askar Askar had been fighting more than Ricky Furar.
Going to this contest, Askar Askar had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 26 days ago, while Ricky Furar's last outing had been 2 years and 19 days ago.
Askar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Furar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Askar vs Furar?
Askar Askar was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Ricky Furar made his way into the ring at 15/8 (+190) with oddsmakers.