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Who won Zanganeh vs Palomares?
Navid Zanganeh beat Daniel Palomares by submission in the 1st round during the main card of BFL 77, on Friday 9th June 2023 at Harbour Event & Convention Center in Vancouver.
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).
Zanganeh vs Palomares stats
Navid Zanganeh stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Daniel Palomares made his way to the cage with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested that Zanganeh and Palomares have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Palomares had a massive advantage over Zanganeh, boosting at 50% submission rate over Zanganeh's 0%.
Navid Zanganeh was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Zanganeh was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 5 years earlier than Palomares, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 0 to Palomares' 7.
Zanganeh's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Zanganeh vs Palomares?
Navid Zanganeh was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Palomares made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.