Saad Awad entered this fight with a mma record of 23-10-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.48 lightweight in the world. He fought three times last year defeating JJ Ambrose and Ryan Couture (Saad Awad vs Ryan Couture) but then he lost to Benson Henderson (Benson Henderson vs Saad Awad).
His opponent, Brandon Girtz, has an official record of 15-8-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.110 in the same weight class but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Luka Jelcic in 2017; after this fight, in 2018, he was defeated by Michael Chandler (Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz). Awad vs Girtz is the main event of Bellator 219. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 219: Awad vs. Girtz
Where: Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Awad’s previous fight: Benson Henderson vs Saad Awad
Girtz’s previous fight: Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz
Awad vs Girtz full fight video:
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