Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Bader vs Emelianenko?
Ryan Bader beat Fedor Emelianenko by , during the main event of Bellator 214, on Saturday 26th January 2019 at The Forum in Los Angeles.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ryan Bader.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Bader vs Emelianenko stats
Ryan Bader stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Fedor Emelianenko made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggested Bader had a slight advantage in power over Emelianenko, with a 42% knock out percentage over Emelianenko's 37%.
Ryan Bader was the younger man by 7 years, at 38 years old.
Bader had a height advantage of 2 inches over Emelianenko. Despite this, Emelianenko had 1-inch reach advantage.
Bader was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 year and 10 months later than Emelianenko, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 78 to Emelianenko's 68.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ryan Bader had been fighting more than Fedor Emelianenko.
Going to this contest, Ryan Bader had last fought 3 years, 3 months and 10 days ago, while Fedor Emelianenko's last outing had been 3 years, 3 months and 9 days ago.
Bader's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Emelianenko's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.