Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Lara vs Joanne?
Ilara Joanne beat Alejandra Lara by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 282, on Friday 24th June 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ilara Joanne.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Lara vs Joanne stats
Alejandra Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Ilara Joanne made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that Lara and Joanne have similar power, both with a 44% knock out percentage.
Alejandra Lara was the younger woman by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Lara had a height advantage of 4 inches over Joanne. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Lara was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made her debut in 2011, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Joanne, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 1 more professional rounds, 31 to Joanne's 30.
Lara vs Joanne form
Lara had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to DeAnna Bennett at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Kana Watanabe at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, she had beat Veta Arteaga at Bellator 235 on 20th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Before that, she had won against Taylor Turner at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
She had lost to Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Lara's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Joanne's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 8 months, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.