Tape rankings @ 175 Catchweight
Who won Daley vs Awad?
Paul Daley beat Saad Awad by , during the co-main event of Bellator 232, on Saturday 26th October 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Daley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the 175 Catchweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Daley vs Awad stats
Paul Daley stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Saad Awad made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Awad had a massive power advantage over Daley, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Daley's 0%.
Paul Daley was the same age as Saad Awad, at 39 years old.
Awad had a height advantage of 2 inches over Daley. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Daley was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 35 less fights, and made his debut in 2003, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Awad, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 129 more professional rounds, 129 to Awad's 0.
Daley vs Awad form
Awad remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 229 on 4th October 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brandon Girtz at Bellator 219 on 29th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Benson Henderson at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.
Before that, he had beat Ryan Couture at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.
He had won against JJ Ambrose at Bellator 193 on 26th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Daley's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
Awad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.