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Who won Gonzalez vs Rohskopf?
Chris Gonzalez beat Max Rohskopf by during the prelims of Bellator 290, on Saturday 4th February 2023 at Kia Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Gonzalez.
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).
Gonzalez vs Rohskopf stats
Chris Gonzalez stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Max Rohskopf made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had an advantage in power over Rohskopf, with a 29% knock out percentage over Rohskopf's 14%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rohskopf had a massive advantage over Gonzalez, boosting at 71% submission rate over Gonzalez's 14%.
Chris Gonzalez was the younger man by 29 years, at years old.
Rohskopf had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gonzalez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Gonzalez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 5 year and 1 month later than Rohskopf, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 24 to Rohskopf's 14.
Gonzalez vs Rohskopf form
Gonzalez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Usman Nurmagomedov at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by in the 1st round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Saad Awad at Bellator 273 on 29th January 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, he had beat Roger Huerta at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against Aaron McKenzie at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Rohskopf's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Gonzalez vs Rohskopf?
Chris Gonzalez was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Max Rohskopf made his way into the ring at 13/8 (+160) with oddsmakers.