Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Goncalves vs Banma?
Duoji Banma beat Walter Goncalves by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of ONE Fight Night 12, on Friday 14th July 2023 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Duoji Banma.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Goncalves vs Banma stats
Walter Goncalves stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Duoji Banma made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Banma had a massive power advantage over Goncalves, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Goncalves' 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Banma had a slight advantage over Goncalves, with a 8% submission rate over Goncalves' 0%.
Walter Goncalves was the younger man by 24 years, at years old.
Banma had a height advantage of 6 inches over Goncalves.
Goncalves was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 7 years and 6 months earlier than Banma, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 0 to Banma's 27.
Goncalves' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Goncalves vs Banma?
Walter Goncalves was a 4/11 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Duoji Banma made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.