Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Archuleta vs Mix?
Juan Archuleta beat Patchy Mix by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 246, on Saturday 12th September 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Juan Archuleta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator bantamweight championship.
Archuleta vs Mix stats
Juan Archuleta stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Patchy Mix made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Archuleta had a massive power advantage over Mix, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Mix's 8%.
Juan Archuleta was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Mix had a height advantage of 4 inches over Archuleta. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Archuleta was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Mix, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 79 to Mix's 28.
Archuleta vs Mix form
Archuleta had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Patchy Mix at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Henry Corrales at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
Before that, he had beat Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had won against Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 214 on 26th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Los Angeles.
Archuleta's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Mix's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.