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Who won Macfarlane vs Ellen?
Ilima Lei Macfarlane beat Bruna Ellen by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 284, on Friday 12th August 2022 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 30-27 in favor of winner Ilima Lei Macfarlane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Macfarlane vs Ellen stats
Ilima Lei Macfarlane stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Bruna Ellen made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Macfarlane had a slight advantage in power over Ellen, with a 18% knock out percentage over Ellen's 17%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Macfarlane had a massive advantage over Ellen, boasting at 55% submission rate over Ellen's 0%.
Ilima Lei Macfarlane was the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Macfarlane had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ellen.
Macfarlane was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months earlier than Ellen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 49 to Ellen's 31.
Macfarlane vs Ellen form
Macfarlane had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Justine Kish at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kate Jackson at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Before that, he had beat Veta Arteaga at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.
He had won against Val rie L tourneau at Bellator 213 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Macfarlane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Ellen's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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