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Melvin Manhoef vs Kent Kauppinen report
Who won Manhoef vs Kauppinen?
Melvin Manhoef beat Kent Kauppinen by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator 223, on Saturday 22nd June 2019 at SSE Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Melvin Manhoef.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Manhoef vs Kauppinen stats
Melvin Manhoef stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 14 loses and 1 draw, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kent Kauppinen made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Manhoef had an advantage in power over Kauppinen, with a 93% knock out percentage over Kauppinen's 82%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kauppinen had an advantage over Manhoef, with a 18% submission rate over Manhoef's 0%.
Melvin Manhoef was the older man by 16 years, at 47 years old.
Kauppinen had a height advantage of 4 inches over Manhoef.
Manhoef was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 30 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 13 years and 9 months earlier than Kauppinen, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 76 to Kauppinen's 34.
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