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Who won Awad vs Gonzalez?
Chris Gonzalez beat Saad Awad by during the prelims of Bellator 273, on Saturday 29th January 2022 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Gonzalez.
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 Gonzalez stats
Saad Awad stepped into the octagon 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.
Chris Gonzalez made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Awad had a large advantage in power over Gonzalez, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Gonzalez's 17%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Awad had an advantage over Gonzalez, with a 30% submission rate over Gonzalez's 17%.
Saad Awad was the older man by 39 years, at 39 years old.
Awad had 1-inch reach advantage.
Awad was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 12 years and 7 months earlier than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 64 to Gonzalez's 19.
Awad vs Gonzalez form
Saad Awad had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Nate Andrews at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mandel Nallo at Bellator 249 on 15th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had lost to Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 229 on 4th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
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.
Awad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Gonzalez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
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