Nov 05 2020
Thursday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Melvin Manhoef
Manhoef
Netherlands flag
13-5-0
KO 2
KO 2
32-14-0

The tape

34
Age
47
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDUDUD
Form
KOUDKOSDKO
13
Wins
32
5
By KO
29
38
KO%
91
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
5
Loses
14
4
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
7
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
1995
18
Bouts
49
43
Rounds
71
3 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Corey Anderson vs Melvin Manhoef report

Who won Anderson vs Manhoef?

Corey Anderson beat Melvin Manhoef by during the main event of Bellator 251, on Thursday 5th November 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Corey Anderson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Anderson vs Manhoef stats

Corey Anderson stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Melvin Manhoef made his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 14 losses and 1 draw, 29 of those wins coming by knock out.

Corey Anderson's Bellator record stood at 5-1-0, while Melvin Manhoef's came in at 4-5-0.

The stats suggested Manhoef had a massive power advantage over Anderson, boasting a 91% knock out percentage over Anderson's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Anderson and Manhoef would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Corey Anderson was the younger man by 13 years, at 34 years old.

Anderson had a height advantage of 7 inches over Manhoef. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Anderson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 17 years and 3 months later than Manhoef, whose first professional fight was in 1995. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 65 to Manhoef's 76.

Anderson vs Manhoef form

Anderson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.

Before that, he had defeated Ilir Latifi at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.

He was victorious against Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

Activity check

Anderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Manhoef's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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