Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Velasquez vs Lara?
Juliana Velasquez beat Alejandra Lara by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 212, on Friday 14th December 2018 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Juliana Velasquez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Velasquez vs Lara stats
Juliana Velasquez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Alejandra Lara made her way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that Velasquez and Lara have similar power, both with a 43% knock out percentage.
Juliana Velasquez was the older woman by 8 years, at 35 years old.
Lara had a height advantage of 1 inch over Velasquez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Velasquez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made her debut in 2014, 2 year and 11 months later than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 7 more professional rounds, 38 to Lara's 31.