Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Franklin vs King?
Davion Franklin beat Tyler King by , during the prelims of Bellator 259, on Friday 21st May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Davion Franklin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Franklin vs King stats
Davion Franklin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tyler King made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Franklin had a large advantage in power over King, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over King's 25%.
Davion Franklin was the younger man by 14 years, at 27 years old.
King had a height advantage of 3 inches over Franklin. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Franklin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2020, 9 year and 1 month later than King, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 6 to King's 36.