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Who won Avsaragova vs Lara?
Diana Avsaragova beat Alejandra Lara by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 290, on Saturday 4th February 2023 at Kia Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Diana Avsaragova.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Avsaragova vs Lara stats
Diana Avsaragova stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Alejandra Lara made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Lara had a large advantage in power over Avsaragova, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Avsaragova's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lara had an advantage over Avsaragova, with a 33% submission rate over Avsaragova's 20%.
Diana Avsaragova was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Lara had 4-inch reach advantage.
Avsaragova was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 11 years and 9 months earlier than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 17 to Lara's 37.
Avsaragova vs Lara form
Lara had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ilara Joanne at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by DeAnna Bennett at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kana Watanabe at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had defeated Veta Arteaga at Bellator 235 on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
He had beat Taylor Turner at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
Avsaragova's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Lara's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Avsaragova vs Lara?
Diana Avsaragova was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Alejandra Lara made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.