Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Ward vs Manzolo?
Charlie Ward beat Andy Manzolo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator Euro Series 9, on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at Allianz Cloud in Milan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Charlie Ward.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Ward vs Manzolo stats
Charlie Ward stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andy Manzolo made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 16 by submission.
The stats suggested Ward had a massive power advantage over Manzolo, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Manzolo's 17%.
Charlie Ward was the younger man by 37 years, at years old.
Ward was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 3 months later than Manzolo, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 27 to Manzolo's 48.
Ward's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.