Lorenz Larkin
Larkin
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May 07 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Rafael Carvalho
Carvalho
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22-7-0
SD 3
SD 3
16-5-0

The tape

37
Age
37
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDUDKO
Form
UDSUBUDSDKO
22
Wins
16
11
By KO
12
50
KO%
75
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
7
Loses
5
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2011
30
Bouts
21
69
Rounds
46
5 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Lorenz Larkin vs Rafael Carvalho report

Who won Larkin vs Carvalho?

Lorenz Larkin beat Rafael Carvalho by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 258, on Friday 7th May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Lorenz Larkin.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Larkin vs Carvalho stats

Lorenz Larkin stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Rafael Carvalho made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Lorenz Larkin's 11th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2017.

Lorenz Larkin's Bellator record stood at 7-3-0, while Rafael Carvalho's came in at 7-6-0.

The stats suggested Carvalho had a large advantage in power over Larkin, boasting a 75% knock out percentage over Larkin's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Larkin and Carvalho would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Lorenz Larkin was the same age as Rafael Carvalho, at 37 years old.

Carvalho had a height advantage of 4 inches over Larkin. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Larkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Carvalho, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 79 to Carvalho's 51.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rafael Carvalho had been fighting more than Lorenz Larkin.

Going to this contest, Lorenz Larkin had last fought 4 years, 6 months and 14 days ago, while Rafael Carvalho's last outing had been 4 years and 9 months ago.

Larkin's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Carvalho's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Larkin vs Carvalho?

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