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Who won Samuels vs Montalvo?
Justin Montalvo beat Corey Samuels by , during the prelims of Bellator 274, on Saturday 19th February 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Justin Montalvo.
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).
Samuels vs Montalvo stats
Corey Samuels stepped into the ring with a record of 3 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Justin Montalvo made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 4 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Montalvo had a massive power advantage over Samuels, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Samuels' 33%.
Corey Samuels was the older man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Samuels was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in , 2 years and 7 months earlier than Montalvo, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 8 to Montalvo's 9.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Justin Montalvo had been fighting more than Corey Samuels.
Going to this contest, Corey Samuels had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 27 days ago, while Justin Montalvo's last outing had been 9 months and 18 days ago.