Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Henderson vs Awad?
Benson Henderson beat Saad Awad by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator 208, on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Benson Henderson.
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).
Henderson vs Awad stats
Benson Henderson stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Saad Awad made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Awad had a large advantage in power over Henderson, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Henderson's 20%.
Benson Henderson was the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Awad had a height advantage of 2 inches over Henderson. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Henderson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 7 months later than Awad, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 118 more professional rounds, 118 to Awad's 0.
Awad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.