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 34 more professional rounds, 72 to Mitrione's 38.
Bader vs Mitrione form
Matt Mitrione had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Timothy Johnson at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215 on 15th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had lost to Ryan Bader at Bellator 207 on 12th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against Roy Nelson at Bellator 194 on 16th February 2018 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Bader's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Mitrione's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.