Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Larkin vs Stewart?
Lorenz Larkin beat Kyle Stewart by , during the main card of Bellator 280, on Friday 6th May 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of 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 Stewart stats
Lorenz Larkin stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kyle Stewart made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Larkin had a slight advantage in power over Stewart, with a 50% knock out percentage over Stewart's 46%.
Lorenz Larkin was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Stewart had a height advantage of 1 inch over Larkin. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Larkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Stewart, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 73 to Stewart's 43.
Larkin vs Stewart form
Lorenz Larkin had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Keita Nakamura at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 229 on 4th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, United States.
Before that, he had beat Ion Pascu at Bellator 207 on 12th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had defeated Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 193 on 26th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Larkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Stewart's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.