Oct 04 2019
Friday

Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Saad Awad
Awad
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23-4-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
23-11-0

The tape

31
Age
40
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

SDUDSUBSUBSUB
Form
UDUDKOUDKO
23
Wins
23
1
By KO
10
4
KO%
43
18
By SUB
7
78
SUB%
30
4
Loses
11
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2006
27
Bouts
34
47
Rounds
58
2 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Goiti Yamauchi vs Saad Awad report

Who won Yamauchi vs Awad?

Goiti Yamauchi beat Saad Awad by submission in the 1st round during the co-main event of Bellator 229, on Friday 4th October 2019 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Yamauchi vs Awad stats

Goiti Yamauchi stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 18 by submission.

Saad Awad made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Goiti Yamauchi's Bellator record stood at 14-5-0, while Saad Awad's came in at 12-11-0.

The stats suggested Awad had a massive power advantage over Yamauchi, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Yamauchi's 4%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yamauchi had a massive advantage over Awad, boasting a 78% submission rate over Awad's 30%.

Goiti Yamauchi was the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.

Awad had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yamauchi. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Yamauchi was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 6 months later than Awad, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 57 to Awad's 64.

Yamauchi vs Awad form

Awad had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Brandon Girtz at Bellator 219 on 29th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Benson Henderson at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ryan Couture at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.

Before that, he had beaten JJ Ambrose at Bellator 193 on 26th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.

He had defeated Ryan Quinn at Bellator 178 on 21st April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Awad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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