Bobby King
King
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Apr 22 2023
Saturday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Aalon Cruz
Cruz
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12-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
10-4-0

The tape

40
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

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Form
KOKOKOKOKO
12
Wins
10
3
By KO
4
25
KO%
40
5
By SUB
2
42
SUB%
20
5
Loses
4
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2013
17
Bouts
14
40
Rounds
29
2 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 3 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Bobby King vs Aalon Cruz report

Who won King vs Cruz?

Aalon Cruz beat Bobby King by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 295, on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Aalon Cruz.

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).

King vs Cruz stats

Bobby King stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Aalon Cruz made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Bobby King's 7th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021.

Bobby King's Bellator record stood at 3-4-0, while Aalon Cruz's came in at 1-1-0.

The stats suggested Cruz had an advantage in power over King, with a 40% knock out percentage over King's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested King had a large advantage over Cruz, boasting a 42% submission rate over Cruz's 20%.

Bobby King was the older man by 6 years, at 40 years old.

Cruz had a height advantage of 3 inches over King. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

King was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 years and 5 months later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 45 to Cruz's 35.

Activity check

King's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on King vs Cruz?

Bobby King was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Aalon Cruz made his way into the ring at 10/11 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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