Mar 22 2024
Friday

SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
17-6-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 49-46
  • 49-46
  • 50-45
UD 5
12-2-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
32
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

SDUDNCKOKO
Form
UDUDSUBSDKO
17
Wins
12
8
By KO
2
47
KO%
17
0
By SUB
5
0
SUB%
42
6
Loses
2
4
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2011
24
Bouts
14
60
Rounds
31
4 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 11 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Corey Anderson vs Karl Moore report

Who won Anderson vs Moore?

Corey Anderson beat Karl Moore by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 22nd March 2024 at SSE Arena in Belfast.

The scorecards were announced as 49-46, 49-46, 50-45 in favor of the winner Corey Anderson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator Light Heavyweight championship.

Anderson vs Moore stats

Corey Anderson stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Karl Moore made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

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

The stats suggested Anderson had a large advantage in power over Moore, boasting a 47% knock out percentage over Moore's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moore had a massive advantage over Anderson, boasting a 42% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.

Corey Anderson was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Anderson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Moore. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Anderson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 4 months later than Moore, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 65 to Moore's 36.

Anderson vs Moore form

Anderson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Phil Davis at Bellator 297 on 16th June 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, his fight against Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 ended in a no contest.

Before that, he had beaten Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

He had defeated Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Anderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Moore's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Anderson vs Moore?

Corey Anderson was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Karl Moore made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.

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