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Who won Horiguchi vs Caldwell?
Kyoji Horiguchi beat Darrion Caldwell by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main card of Bellator 222, on Friday 14th June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kyoji Horiguchi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator bantamweight championship.
Horiguchi vs Caldwell stats
Kyoji Horiguchi stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Darrion Caldwell made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Horiguchi had a massive power advantage over Caldwell, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Caldwell's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Caldwell had a large advantage over Horiguchi, boosting at 38% submission rate over Horiguchi's 11%.
Kyoji Horiguchi was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Caldwell had a height advantage of 5 inches over Horiguchi. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Horiguchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Caldwell, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 87 to Caldwell's 53.
Horiguchi's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Caldwell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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