Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Newell vs King?
Bobby King beat Nick Newell by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 260, on Friday 11th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bobby King.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Newell vs King stats
Nick Newell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Bobby King made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Newell and King have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Nick Newell was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Newell had a height advantage of 1 inch over King. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Newell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 10 months earlier than King, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 33 to King's 30.
King's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.