The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 21-16-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.66 welterweight in the world. He lost the rematch with Melvin Manhoef in 2014 (=Manhoef vs Cyborg 2) but then he has won over Artenas Young and Brennan Ward (=Ward vs Santos).
His opponent, Saad Awad, has a record of 18-7-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.97 lightweight. He fought twice last year beating Rob Sinclair and losing to Patricky Freire (=Freire vs Awad). Cyborg Santos vs Awad is on the undercard of Phil Davis vs Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal – Bellator 154. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 154: Davis vs King Mo
Where: SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Cyborg’s previous fight: Brennan Ward vs Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos
Awad’s previous fight: Patricky Freire vs Saad Awad
Cyborg’s next fight: Michael Page vs Evangelista Cyborg Santos
Awad’s next fight: Derek Anderson vs Saad Awad
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