Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Bates vs Matthews?
Jaylon Bates beat Cody Matthews by submission in the 2nd round, during the prelims of Bellator 261, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Bates vs Matthews stats
Jaylon Bates stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Cody Matthews made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Bates and Matthews have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Jaylon Bates was the older man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Bates had a height advantage of 6 inches over Matthews.
Bates was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 7 to Matthews' 8.