Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Caruso vs Folayang?
Tony Caruso beat Eduard Folayang by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix, on Friday 30th October 2020 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tony Caruso.
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).
Caruso vs Folayang stats
Tony Caruso stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Eduard Folayang made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Folayang had advantage in power over Caruso, with a 27% knock out percentage over Caruso's 14%.
Tony Caruso was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Caruso had a height advantage of 5 inches over Folayang.
Caruso was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 7 months later than Folayang, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 18 to Folayang's 79.
Caruso vs Folayang form
Eduard Folayang had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Pieter Buist at ONE Championship – Fire & Fury on 31st January 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tsogookhuu Amarsanaa at ONE Championship – Masters of Fate on 8th November 2019 by split decision in the 3rd round at Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Eddie Alvarez at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila.
Before that, he had lost to Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship – A New Era on 31st March 2019 by submission in the 1st round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
He had beat Amir Khan at ONE Championship – Conquest of Champions on 23rd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Folayang's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.