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Juliana Velasquez vs Liz Carmouche report
Who won Velasquez vs Carmouche?
Liz Carmouche beat Juliana Velasquez by during the main event of Bellator 278, on Friday 22nd April 2022 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Liz Carmouche.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator women’s flyweight championship.
Velasquez vs Carmouche stats
Juliana Velasquez stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Liz Carmouche made her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Carmouche had an advantage in power over Velasquez, with a 44% knock out percentage over Velasquez's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Carmouche had an advantage over Velasquez, with a 19% submission rate over Velasquez's 8%.
Juliana Velasquez was the younger woman by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Velasquez had 1-inch reach advantage.
Velasquez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2014, 4 year and 8 months later than Carmouche, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 20 less professional rounds, 42 to Carmouche's 62.
Velasquez vs Carmouche form
Carmouche had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Kana Watanabe at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, she had beat Vanessa Porto at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, she had won against DeAnna Bennett at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
She had been beaten by Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Carmouche's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
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