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 27-30, 26-30, 26-30 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 4 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 arguably the more experienced 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 35 less professional rounds, 0 to Rogers' 35.
Karakhanyan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. 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 1 year, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.