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Who won Kwiatkowski vs Donaldson?
Josh Kwiatkowski beat JT Donaldson by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of BFL 76, on Thursday 30th March 2023 at Harbour Convention Centre in Vancouver.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Josh Kwiatkowski.
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).
Kwiatkowski vs Donaldson stats
Josh Kwiatkowski stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
JT Donaldson made his way to the cage with a record of 4 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kwiatkowski had a massive power advantage over Donaldson, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Donaldson's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Kwiatkowski and Donaldson would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Josh Kwiatkowski was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Kwiatkowski was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year later than Donaldson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 35 to Donaldson's 27.
Kwiatkowski's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Kwiatkowski vs Donaldson?
Josh Kwiatkowski was a 19/20 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while JT Donaldson made his way into the ring at 5/6 (-130) with oddsmakers.