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Who won Cyborg vs Kavanagh?
Cris Cyborg beat Sinead Kavanagh by during the main event of Bellator 271, on Friday 12th November 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cris Cyborg.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator women’s featherweight championship.
Cyborg vs Kavanagh stats
Cris Cyborg stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Sinead Kavanagh made her way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cyborg had a large advantage in power over Kavanagh, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over Kavanagh's 57%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cyborg had a slight advantage over Kavanagh, with a 4% submission rate over Kavanagh's 0%.
Cris Cyborg was the older woman by 38 years, at 38 years old.
Cyborg had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kavanagh. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Cyborg was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made her debut in 2005, 18 year and 6 months later than Kavanagh, whose first professional fight was in . She had fought 30 more professional rounds, 64 to Kavanagh's 34.
Cyborg vs Kavanagh form
Cyborg had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had beat Leslie Smith at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 5th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 249 on 15th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, she had won against Julia Budd at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, she had beat Felicia Spencer at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
She had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Cyborg's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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