Apr 13 2018
Friday

The Family Arena, St. Charles, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Brandon Girtz
Girtz
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0-0-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
15-7-0

The tape

38
Age
39
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

UDKOSDKOKO
Form
KOKOUDUDKO
0
Wins
15
0
By KO
3
0
KO%
20
0
By SUB
8
0
SUB%
53
0
Loses
7
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2008
0
Bouts
22
0
Rounds
42
0 seconds
Fight Time
2 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Tapology
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Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz report

Who won Chandler vs Girtz?

Michael Chandler beat Brandon Girtz by submission in the 1st round during the main event of Bellator 197, on Friday 13th April 2018 at The Family Arena in St. Charles.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Chandler vs Girtz stats

Michael Chandler stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero losses and 0 draws.

Brandon Girtz made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Michael Chandler's Bellator record stood at 18-5-0, while Brandon Girtz's came in at 8-8-0.

The stats suggested Girtz had an advantage in power over Chandler, with a 20% knock out percentage over Chandler's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Girtz had a massive advantage over Chandler, boasting a 53% submission rate over Chandler's 0%.

Michael Chandler was the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.

Chandler had a height advantage of 1 inch over Girtz. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Chandler was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 22 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 3 months later than Girtz, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 68 to Girtz's 52.

Chandler vs Girtz form

Chandler had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Benson Henderson 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 beaten Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Brent Primus at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

He was victorious against Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 on 13th April 2018 by submission in the 1st round at The Family Arena, St. Charles.

Activity check

Chandler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Chandler vs Girtz?

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