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Rui Chen vs Mark Abelardo report
Who won Chen vs Abelardo?
Rui Chen beat Mark Abelardo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of ONE Championship, on Friday 11th February 2022 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rui Chen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Chen vs Abelardo stats
Rui Chen stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Mark Abelardo made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Abelardo had a slight advantage in power over Chen, with a 60% knock out percentage over Chen's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Abelardo had a slight advantage over Chen, with a 15% submission rate over Chen's 11%.
Rui Chen was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Chen had a height advantage of 2 inches over Abelardo.
Chen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 3 months later than Abelardo, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 33 to Abelardo's 65.
Chen vs Abelardo form
Abelardo had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Emilio Urrutia at ONE Championship – Fists of Fury 2 on 5th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Fabricio de Andrade at ONE Championship – No Surrender on 31st July 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ayideng Jumayi at ONE Championship – Dawn of Valor on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Before that, he had lost to Shoko Sato at ONE Championship – Warriors of Light on 10th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
He had beat Daichi Takenaka at ONE Championship – Clash of Legends on 16th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Impact Arena, Bangkok.
Chen's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Abelardo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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