Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Karakhanyan vs Rogers?
Saul Rogers beat Georgi Karakhanyan by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 266, on Saturday 18th September 2021 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Saul Rogers.
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).
Karakhanyan vs Rogers stats
Georgi Karakhanyan stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 16 by submission.
Saul Rogers made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Karakhanyan had advantage in power over Rogers, with a 23% knock out percentage over Rogers' 7%.
Georgi Karakhanyan was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Rogers had a height advantage of 2 inches over Karakhanyan. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Karakhanyan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Rogers, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 89 to Rogers' 30.
Karakhanyan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Rogers' last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.