Darrion Caldwell
Caldwell
United States flag
May 21 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Leandro Higo
Higo
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15-4-0
SD 3
SD 3
20-5-0

The tape

36
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBUDUDSUB
Form
SUBSUBKOSUBUD
15
Wins
20
2
By KO
3
13
KO%
15
6
By SUB
12
40
SUB%
60
4
Loses
5
0
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2006
19
Bouts
25
44
Rounds
50
3 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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Darrion Caldwell vs Leandro Higo report

Who won Caldwell vs Higo?

Leandro Higo beat Darrion Caldwell by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator 259, on Friday 21st May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Leandro Higo.

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).

Caldwell vs Higo stats

Darrion Caldwell stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Leandro Higo made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

Darrion Caldwell's Bellator record stood at 12-6-0, while Leandro Higo's came in at 6-4-0.

The stats suggested Higo had a slight advantage in power over Caldwell, with a 15% knock out percentage over Caldwell's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Higo had an advantage over Caldwell, with a 60% submission rate over Caldwell's 40%.

Darrion Caldwell was the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Caldwell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Higo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Caldwell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 years and 4 months later than Higo, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 53 to Higo's 63.

Caldwell vs Higo form

Darrion Caldwell had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Enrique Barzola at Bellator 273 on 29th January 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leandro Higo at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by AJ McKee Jr at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had won against Adam Borics at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by submission in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.

He had lost to Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Activity check

Caldwell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Higo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

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