Feb 24 2023
Friday

3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
13-6-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 27-30
  • 27-30
UD 3
18-3-0

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDKOKO
Form
KOUDUDUDNC
13
Wins
18
2
By KO
7
15
KO%
39
6
By SUB
2
46
SUB%
11
6
Loses
3
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2013
19
Bouts
22
34
Rounds
51
2 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
-
3
Bellator
5
-
Tapology
-

Pedro Carvalho vs Jeremy Kennedy report

Who won Carvalho vs Kennedy?

Jeremy Kennedy beat Pedro Carvalho by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator Dublin, on Saturday 25th February 2023 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of the winner Jeremy Kennedy.

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).

Carvalho vs Kennedy stats

Pedro Carvalho stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Jeremy Kennedy made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Pedro Carvalho's Bellator record stood at 6-5-0, while Jeremy Kennedy's came in at 4-1-0.

The stats suggested Kennedy had a large advantage in power over Carvalho, boasting a 39% knock out percentage over Carvalho's 15%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Carvalho had a massive advantage over Kennedy, boasting a 46% submission rate over Kennedy's 11%.

Pedro Carvalho was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

Kennedy had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Carvalho was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 months earlier than Kennedy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 39 to Kennedy's 54.

Carvalho vs Kennedy form

Carvalho had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to 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 won against 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 been defeated by 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 beaten Derek Campos at Bellator Birmingham on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Kennedy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Aaron Pico at Bellator 286 on 1st October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Adam Borics at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had lost to Daniel Pineda at PFL 2019 #8 on 17th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.

He had won against Steven Siler at PFL 2019 #5 on 25th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jeremy Kennedy had been fighting more than Pedro Carvalho.

Going to this contest, Pedro Carvalho had last fought 2 years and 11 days ago, while Jeremy Kennedy's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 16 days ago.

Carvalho's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Kennedy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Carvalho vs Kennedy?

Pedro Carvalho was a 21/10 (+210) underdog going into the contest, while Jeremy Kennedy made his way into the ring at 1/3 (-300) with oddsmakers.

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