Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Berkhamov vs Willis?
Mukhamed Berkhamov beat Jaleel Willis 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 Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Berkhamov vs Willis stats
Mukhamed Berkhamov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jaleel Willis made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Willis had a large advantage in power over Berkhamov, boosting at 36% knock out percentage over Berkhamov's 15%.
Mukhamed Berkhamov was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Berkhamov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Willis.
Berkhamov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Willis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 24 to Willis' 0.
Willis' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.