Sep 07 2019
Saturday

SAP Center, San Jose, United States

Bellator 226
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
27-5-0
NC
NC
30-10-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Heavyweight Championship

The tape

39
Age
47
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 194 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOKOSD
Form
UDKOKOSDUD
27
Wins
30
12
By KO
15
44
KO%
50
3
By SUB
3
11
SUB%
10
5
Loses
10
3
Stopped
3
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
2
2007
Debut
2001
32
Bouts
42
69
Rounds
92
4 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Ryan Bader vs Cheick Kongo report

Who won Bader vs Kongo?

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the Bellator heavyweight championship.

Bader vs Kongo stats

Ryan Bader stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Cheick Kongo made his way to the cage with a record of 30 wins, 10 loses and 2 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Kongo had a slight advantage in power over Bader, with a 50% knock out percentage over Bader's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bader had a slight advantage over Kongo, with a 11% submission rate over Kongo's 10%.

Ryan Bader was the younger man by 8 years, at 39 years old.

Kongo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bader. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Bader was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 year and 9 months later than Kongo, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 88 to Kongo's 103.

Activity check

Bader's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Kongo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Bader vs Kongo?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Bader vs Kongo.

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