Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Bates vs Montini?
Jaylon Bates beat Raphael Montini de Lima by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of Bellator 266, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
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 Montini stats
Jaylon Bates stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 3 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
Raphael Montini de Lima made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested that Bates and Lima have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Jaylon Bates was the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.
Bates had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lima.
Bates was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 5 months earlier than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 0 to Lima's 17.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raphael Montini de Lima had been fighting more than Jaylon Bates.
Going to this contest, Jaylon Bates had last fought 10 months and 25 days ago, while Raphael Montini de Lima's last outing had been 2 years, 9 months and 24 days ago.