Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Bader vs Mitrione?
Ryan Bader beat Matt Mitrione by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 207, on Friday 12th October 2018 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ryan Bader.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Bader vs Mitrione stats
Ryan Bader stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Matt Mitrione made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Mitrione had a massive power advantage over Bader, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Bader's 44%.
Ryan Bader was the younger man by 5 years, at 38 years old.
Mitrione had a height advantage of 1 inch over Bader. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Bader was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Mitrione, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 78 to Mitrione's 38.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Matt Mitrione had been fighting more than Ryan Bader.
Going to this contest, Ryan Bader had last fought 3 years, 8 months and 6 days ago, while Matt Mitrione's last outing had been 3 years, 11 months and 2 days ago.