Dec 09 2022
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Bellator 289
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
17-7-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Fri 9:00pm EST / UK - Fri 2:00am

12-1-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Women’s Flyweight Championship

The tape

38
Age
36
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
67.3" / 171 cm

Full record

KO 4KO 1UD 3SUB 3UD 5
Form
KO 4SD 5UD 5UD 3KO 2
17
Wins
12
8
By KO
4
47
KO%
33
3
By Sub
1
18
SUB%
8
7
Losses
1
0
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2014
24
Bouts
13
62
Rounds
42
4 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 17 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Liz Carmouche vs Juliana Velasquez preview

When is Carmouche vs Velasquez?

Liz Carmouche will take on Juliana Velasquez in the co-main event of Bellator 289, on Friday 9th December 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest is for the Bellator women’s flyweight championship.

Carmouche vs Velasquez stats

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

Juliana Velasquez will make her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Carmouche has an advantage in power over Velasquez, with a 47% knock out percentage over Velasquez's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Carmouche will have a slight advantage over Velasquez, with a 18% submission rate over Velasquez's 8%.

Liz Carmouche is the older woman by 2 years, at 38 years old.

Velasquez has 1-inch reach advantage.

Carmouche is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Velasquez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She has fought 20 more professional rounds, 62 to Velasquez's 42.

Carmouche vs Velasquez form

Carmouche has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight, she beat 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, United States.

Previous to that, she had beat Kana Watanabe at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, she had won against Vanessa Porto at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, she had beat DeAnna Bennett at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

She had been beaten by Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Velasquez has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In her last fight, she Liz Carmouche 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, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Denise Kielholtz at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by split decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, she had won against Ilima Lei Macfarlane at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, she had defeated DB ERROR at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

She had beat Kristina Williams at Bellator 224 on 12th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Liz Carmouche has been fighting more than Juliana Velasquez.

Liz Carmouche last fought 7 months and 6 days ago, while Juliana Velasquez's last outing was 7 months and 6 days ago.

Carmouche's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Velasquez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Carmouche vs Velasquez?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Carmouche vs Velasquez yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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Bellator 289 Tickets

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Main card starts: 9pm (EST)

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