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Who won Bader vs Anderson?
Corey Anderson beat Ryan Bader by during the co-main event of Bellator 266, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of 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).
Bader vs Anderson stats
Ryan Bader stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Corey Anderson made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bader had a slight advantage in power over Anderson, with a 44% knock out percentage over Anderson's 43%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bader had an advantage over Anderson, with a 11% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.
Ryan Bader was the older man by 6 years, at 40 years old.
Anderson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Bader. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Bader was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 89 to Anderson's 60.
Bader vs Anderson form
Corey Anderson had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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 beat Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.
Before that, he had won against Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Anderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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