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Who won Burnell vs Carvalho?
Pedro Carvalho beat Mads Burnell by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 285, on Friday 23rd September 2022 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Pedro Carvalho.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Burnell vs Carvalho stats
Mads Burnell stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Pedro Carvalho made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Carvalho had an advantage in power over Burnell, with a 17% knock out percentage over Burnell's 6%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burnell had a slight advantage over Carvalho, with a 56% submission rate over Carvalho's 50%.
Mads Burnell was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Carvalho had a height advantage of 3 inches over Burnell. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Burnell was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year later than Carvalho, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 46 to Carvalho's 34.
Burnell vs Carvalho form
Burnell had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Adam Borics at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had beat Saul Rogers at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had won against Darko Banovi at Bellator 248 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
He had beat Steve Aimable at Cage Warriors 111 on 22nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London, England.
Carvalho had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Piotr Niedzielski at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had defeated Daniel Weichel at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jay Jay Wilson at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against Derek Campos at Bellator Birmingham on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mads Burnell had been fighting more than Pedro Carvalho.
Going to this contest, Mads Burnell had last fought 8 months and 15 days ago, while Pedro Carvalho's last outing had been 6 months and 20 days ago.
Burnell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Carvalho's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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