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Who won Nurmagomedov vs Hamel?
Usman Nurmagomedov beat Mike Hamel by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 255, on Friday 2nd April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Usman Nurmagomedov.
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).
Nurmagomedov vs Hamel stats
Usman Nurmagomedov stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Mike Hamel made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nurmagomedov had a large advantage in power over Hamel, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Hamel's 43%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nurmagomedov had a large advantage over Hamel, boasting at 27% submission rate over Hamel's 0%.
Usman Nurmagomedov was the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Hamel. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 months later than Hamel, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 33 to Hamel's 41.
Hamel's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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