Sep 23 2023
Saturday

3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
17-5-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 30-27
  • 29-28
UD 3
42-14-0

The tape

30
Age
39
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDSUB
Form
UDKOUDSDUD
17
Wins
42
1
By KO
6
6
KO%
14
9
By SUB
22
53
SUB%
52
5
Loses
14
1
Stopped
5
2
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2002
22
Bouts
56
49
Rounds
109
3 hours, 23 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
-
4
Bellator
9
-
Tapology
-

Mads Burnell vs Daniel Weichel report

Who won Burnell vs Weichel?

Mads Burnell beat Daniel Weichel by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 299, on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 in favor of the winner Mads Burnell.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Burnell vs Weichel stats

Mads Burnell stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Daniel Weichel made his way to the cage with a record of 42 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 22 by submission.

This was Mads Burnell's 7th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2020.

Mads Burnell's Bellator record stood at 5-2-0, while Daniel Weichel's came in at 11-7-0.

The stats suggested Weichel had a slight advantage in power over Burnell, with a 14% knock out percentage over Burnell's 6%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burnell had a slight advantage over Weichel, with a 53% submission rate over Weichel's 52%.

Mads Burnell was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.

Weichel had a height advantage of 2 inches over Burnell. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Burnell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 34 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 years and 4 months later than Weichel, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 55 less professional rounds, 57 to Weichel's 112.

Burnell vs Weichel form

Mads Burnell had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Justin Gonzales at Bellator 295 on 22nd April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Pedro Carvalho at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adam Borics at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.

He had defeated Saul Rogers at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Weichel had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been defeated by Timur Khizriev at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Robert Whiteford at Bellator 281 on 13th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Pedro Carvalho at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had won against Keoni Diggs at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

He had been beaten by Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mads Burnell had been fighting more than Daniel Weichel.

Going to this contest, Mads Burnell had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 18 days ago, while Daniel Weichel's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 22 days ago.

Burnell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Weichel's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Burnell vs Weichel?

Mads Burnell was a 8/25 (-320) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Weichel made his way into the ring at 11/5 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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