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Who won Watanabe vs Lara?
Kana Watanabe beat Alejandra Lara by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 255, on Friday 2nd April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kana Watanabe.
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).
Watanabe vs Lara stats
Kana Watanabe stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Alejandra Lara made her way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Lara had an advantage in power over Watanabe, with a 44% knock out percentage over Watanabe's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Watanabe and Lara would have been pretty equal, both with a 33% submission rate.
Kana Watanabe was the older woman by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Lara had a height advantage of 1 inch over Watanabe. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Watanabe was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2017, 5 year and 11 months later than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 8 less professional rounds, 26 to Lara's 34.
Watanabe's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Lara's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
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