Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Carvalho vs Niedzielski?
Piotr Niedzielski beat Pedro Carvalho by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 280, on Friday 6th May 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Piotr Niedzielski.
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 Niedzielski stats
Pedro Carvalho stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Piotr Niedzielski made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Carvalho had an advantage in power over Niedzielski, with a 17% knock out percentage over Niedzielski's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Carvalho had a massive advantage over Niedzielski, boasting at 50% submission rate over Niedzielski's 0%.
Pedro Carvalho was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Carvalho had a height advantage of 2 inches over Niedzielski. Despite this, Niedzielski had 2-inch reach advantage.
Carvalho was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 2 months later than Niedzielski, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 39 to Niedzielski's 52.
Carvalho vs Niedzielski form
Carvalho had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Daniel Weichel at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.
Before that, he had beat Derek Campos at Bellator Birmingham on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He had won against Luca Vitali at Bellator 211 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at RDS Stadium, Genoa, Italy.
Carvalho's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Carvalho vs Niedzielski?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Carvalho vs Niedzielski.