Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Royval vs Williams?
Brandon Royval beat Nate Williams by submission in the 1st round, during the main event of LFA 79, on Friday 22nd November 2019 at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Royval vs Williams stats
Brandon Royval stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Nate Williams made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 18 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggested Royval had a slight advantage in power over Williams, with a 33% knock out percentage over Williams' 24%.
Brandon Royval was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Royval had a height advantage of 8 inches over Williams. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Royval was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 5 months later than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 38 to Williams' 110.
Royval vs Williams form
Brandon Royval had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Kai Kara France at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had beat Nate Williams at LFA 79 on 22nd November 2019 by split decision in the 1st round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at 1STBANK Center, Broomfield, United States.
He had won against Joby Sanchez at LFA 65 on 3rd May 2019 by split decision in the 1st round at Dobson Arena, Vail.
Royval's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.