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Who won Yagshimuradov vs Carvalho?
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov beat Rafael Carvalho by , during the prelims of Bellator 277, on Friday 15th April 2022 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov.
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).
Yagshimuradov vs Carvalho stats
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Rafael Carvalho made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Carvalho had advantage in power over Yagshimuradov, with a 75% knock out percentage over Yagshimuradov's 61%.
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Carvalho had a height advantage of 4 inches over Yagshimuradov.
Yagshimuradov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 months later than Carvalho, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 54 to Carvalho's 51.
Yagshimuradov vs Carvalho form
Rafael Carvalho had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lorenz Larkin at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 230 on 12th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Chidi Njokuani at Bellator 224 on 12th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Lyoto Machida at Bellator 213 on 15th December 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
He had been beaten by Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Yagshimuradov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Carvalho's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.