Apr 16 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
Yagshimuradov
Turkmenistan flag
14-5-0
KO 3
KO 3
18-5-0

The tape

34
Age
34
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOKOKOUDUD
Form
UDKOSUBKOKO
14
Wins
18
6
By KO
11
43
KO%
61
0
By SUB
4
0
SUB%
22
5
Loses
5
4
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2012
19
Bouts
24
45
Rounds
46
3 hours, 21 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Corey Anderson vs Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov report

Who won Anderson vs Yagshimuradov?

Corey Anderson beat Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov by during the co-main event of Bellator 257, on Friday 16th April 2021 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 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Anderson vs Yagshimuradov stats

Corey Anderson stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov marked his 5th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in April 2021.

Corey Anderson's Bellator record stood at 5-1-0, while Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov's came in at 3-2-0.

The stats suggested Yagshimuradov had an advantage in power over Anderson, with a 61% knock out percentage over Anderson's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yagshimuradov had a large advantage over Anderson, boasting a 22% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.

Corey Anderson was the same age as Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov, at 34 years old.

Anderson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Yagshimuradov.

Anderson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year later than Yagshimuradov, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 65 to Yagshimuradov's 61.

Anderson vs Yagshimuradov form

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

In his last fight before 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.

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