Kai Kamaka III
Kamaka III
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Apr 23 2022
Saturday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Justin Gonzales
Gonzales
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9-4-0
SD 3
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12-1-0

The tape

29
Age
33
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDMDSDKOUD
Form
UDSDKOUDKO
9
Wins
12
0
By KO
4
0
KO%
33
1
By SUB
1
11
SUB%
8
4
Loses
1
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016
14
Bouts
13
36
Rounds
41
2 hours, 57 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 12 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
8
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Tapology
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Kai Kamaka III vs Justin Gonzales report

Who won Kamaka III vs Gonzales?

Justin Gonzales beat Kai Kamaka III by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 279, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Justin Gonzales.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Kamaka III vs Gonzales stats

Kai Kamaka III stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw and 1 by submission.

Justin Gonzales made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Kai Kamaka III's Bellator record stood at 6-1-0, while Justin Gonzales' came in at 3-3-0.

The stats suggested Gonzales had a massive power advantage over Kamaka III, boasting a 33% knock out percentage over Kamaka III's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kamaka III had a slight advantage over Gonzales, with a 11% submission rate over Gonzales' 8%.

Kai Kamaka III was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

Gonzales had a height advantage of 3 inches over Kamaka III. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Kamaka III was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Gonzales, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 48 to Gonzales' 53.

Kamaka III vs Gonzales form

Kai Kamaka III had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against John De Jesus at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Danny Chavez at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to TJ Brown at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jonathan Pearce at UFC Vegas 15 on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Michael Stack at LFA 87 on 31st July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Activity check

Kamaka III's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Gonzales' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

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