Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Law vs Chavez?
Cody Law beat Edwin Chavez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 297, on Friday 16th June 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cody Law.
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).
Law vs Chavez stats
Cody Law stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Edwin Chavez made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Chavez had an advantage in power over Law, with a 17% knock out percentage over Law's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chavez had an advantage over Law, with a 17% submission rate over Law's 0%.
Cody Law was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Chavez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Law.
Law was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 4 years earlier than Chavez, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 0 to Chavez's 27.
Law vs Chavez form
Law remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Cris Lencioni at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by James Gonzalez at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated James Adcock at Bellator 276 on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The Family Arena, St. Louis.
Before that, he had beat Colton Hamm at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.
He had won against Theodore Macuka at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Law's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Law vs Chavez?
Cody Law was a 1/5 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Edwin Chavez made his way into the ring at 10/3 (+350) with oddsmakers.