Apr 21 2023
Friday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
17-7-0
Sub 4
Sub 4
13-7-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Women’s Flyweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
39
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDSUBUD
Form
UDUDUDSUBSUB
17
Wins
13
8
By KO
2
47
KO%
15
3
By SUB
2
18
SUB%
15
7
Loses
7
0
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2012
24
Bouts
21
62
Rounds
54
4 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 12 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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UFC
-
-
Bellator
4
-
Tapology
-

Liz Carmouche vs DeAnna Bennett report

Who won Carmouche vs Bennett II?

Liz Carmouche beat DeAnna Bennett by submission in the 4th round during the main event of Bellator 294, on Friday 21st April 2023 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship.

Carmouche vs Bennett II stats

Liz Carmouche stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

DeAnna Bennett made her way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Liz Carmouche's Bellator record stood at 7-0-0, while DeAnna Bennett's came in at 3-2-0.

The stats suggested Carmouche had a massive power advantage over Bennett, boasting a 47% knock out percentage over Bennett's 15%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Carmouche had a slight advantage over Bennett, with a 18% submission rate over Bennett's 15%.

Liz Carmouche was the older woman by 1 year, at 40 years old.

Carmouche had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bennett. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Carmouche was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Bennett, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 18 more professional rounds, 76 to Bennett's 58.

Carmouche vs Bennett II form

Carmouche had won all 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, she had beaten Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Going into that contest, she had defeated Kana Watanabe at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, she was victorious against Vanessa Porto at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

She had won against DeAnna Bennett at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

DeAnna Bennett had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had beaten Justine Kish at Bellator 284 on 12th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Justine Kish at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, she was victorious against Alejandra Lara at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose.

Before that, she had lost to Liz Carmouche at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

She had drawn with Melinda F bi n at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on 1st December 2017 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at Park Theatre, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Liz Carmouche had been fighting more than DeAnna Bennett.

Going to this contest, Liz Carmouche had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 21 days ago, while DeAnna Bennett's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 18 days ago.

Carmouche's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Bennett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Carmouche vs Bennett II?

Liz Carmouche was a 1/6 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while DeAnna Bennett made her way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.

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