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Corey Anderson vs Phil Davis preview
When is Anderson vs Davis?
Corey Anderson will square off against Phil Davis during the main card of Bellator 297, on Friday 16th June 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Anderson vs Davis stats
Corey Anderson steps into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Phil Davis will make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Anderson has a large advantage in power over Davis, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Davis' 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Davis will have a large advantage over Anderson, boosting at 21% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.
Corey Anderson is the younger man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Anderson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Davis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Anderson is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 5 months later than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 27 less professional rounds, 57 to Davis' 84.
Anderson vs Davis form
Corey Anderson has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, he lost to Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.
Before that, he had beat Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had defeated Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Davis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Julius Anglickas at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Yoel Romero at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had defeated Lyoto Machida at Bellator 245 on 11th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat Karl Albrektsson at Bellator 231 on 25th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
In terms of recent activity, Corey Anderson has been fighting more than Phil Davis.
Corey Anderson last fought 6 months and 20 days ago, while Phil Davis' last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 27 days ago.
Anderson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Davis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Anderson vs Davis?
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Anderson vs Davis US streams
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Anderson vs Davis UK streams
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