Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Flores vs III?
Alejandro Flores beat Carl Deaton III by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of PFL 2021 #9, on Friday 27th August 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alejandro Flores.
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).
Flores vs III stats
Alejandro Flores stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Carl Deaton III made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Flores had a slight advantage in power over III, with a 33% knock out percentage over III's 23%.
Alejandro Flores was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Flores had a height advantage of 4 inches over III. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Flores was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 year and 1 month later than III, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 48 to III's 40.