Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Halder vs Starks?
William Starks beat Ben Halder by during the prelims of LFA 147, on Friday 18th November 2022 at WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner William Starks.
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).
Halder vs Starks stats
Ben Halder stepped into the octagon with a record of 4 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
William Starks made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Starks had an advantage in power over Halder, with a 14% knock out percentage over Halder's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Halder had a slight advantage over Starks, with a 50% submission rate over Starks' 43%.
Ben Halder was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Halder was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 1 year and 5 months later than Starks, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 20 to Starks' 29.
Starks' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Halder vs Starks?
Ben Halder was a 23/10 (+230) underdog going into the contest, while William Starks made his way into the ring at 2/7 (-340) with oddsmakers.