Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Awad vs Andrews?
Saad Awad beat Nate Andrews by , during the prelims of Bellator 259, on Friday 21st May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Saad Awad.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Awad vs Andrews stats
Saad Awad stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Nate Andrews made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Awad had advantage in power over Andrews, with a 43% knock out percentage over Andrews' 31%.
Saad Awad was the older man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Andrews had a height advantage of 1 inch over Awad. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Awad was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years and 2 months earlier than Andrews, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 62 to Andrews' 37.
Awad vs Andrews form
Awad had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he Mandel Nallo at Bellator 249 on 15th October 2020 by in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Paul Daley at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 229 on 4th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Before that, he had been beaten by Brandon Girtz at Bellator 219 on 29th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
He had lost to Benson Henderson at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.
Awad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Andrews' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.