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Who won Diggs vs King?
Bobby King beat Keoni Diggs by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 279, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bobby King.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Diggs vs King stats
Keoni Diggs stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Bobby King made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Diggs had an advantage in power over King, with a 11% knock out percentage over King's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Diggs had a massive advantage over King, boasting at 67% submission rate over King's 0%.
Keoni Diggs was the younger man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Diggs was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 11 months earlier than King, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 24 to King's 40.
Diggs vs King form
King 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 won against Aviv Gozali at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Shabliy 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 won against Nick Newell at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had beat Westin Wilson at LFA 75 on 6th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maverik Center, West Valley City.
He had lost to Fabio Serrao at LFA 66 on 10th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maverik Center, West Valley City.
Diggs' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
King's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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