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Who won Macfarlane vs Kish?
Justine Kish beat Ilima Lei Macfarlane by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 279, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Justine Kish.
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).
Macfarlane vs Kish 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.
Justine Kish made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Macfarlane had an advantage in power over Kish, with a 18% knock out percentage over Kish's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Macfarlane had a massive advantage over Kish, boasting at 55% submission rate over Kish's 0%.
Ilima Lei Macfarlane was the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Kish had a height advantage of 1 inch over Macfarlane. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Macfarlane was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 1 month later than Kish, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 44 to Kish's 43.
Macfarlane vs Kish form
Macfarlane had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated 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.
He had won against Alejandra Lara at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.
Macfarlane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Kish's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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