Nov 12 2021
Friday

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Mo DeReese
DeReese
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3-0-0
UD 3
UD 3
9-4-0

The tape

32
Age
36
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDSUBKO
Form
UDKOKOKOKO
3
Wins
9
1
By KO
5
33
KO%
56
1
By SUB
1
33
SUB%
11
0
Loses
4
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2014
3
Bouts
13
6
Rounds
20
24 minutes, 35 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 17 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs Mo DeReese report

Who won Cortes-Acosta vs DeReese?

Waldo Cortes-Acosta beat Mo DeReese by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 271, on Friday 12th November 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Waldo Cortes-Acosta.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Cortes-Acosta vs DeReese stats

Waldo Cortes-Acosta stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 3 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Mo DeReese made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Waldo Cortes-Acosta's 1st fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021.

Waldo Cortes-Acosta's Bellator record stood at 1-0-0, while Mo DeReese's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested DeReese had a large advantage in power over Cortes-Acosta, boasting a 56% knock out percentage over Cortes-Acosta's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cortes-Acosta had a large advantage over DeReese, boasting a 33% submission rate over DeReese's 11%.

Waldo Cortes-Acosta was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Cortes-Acosta had a height advantage of 4 inches over DeReese. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Cortes-Acosta was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 years and 3 months later than DeReese, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 31 to DeReese's 23.

Cortes-Acosta vs DeReese form

DeReese 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 won against Carl Seumanutafa at PFL 2021 #8 on 19th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Bruno Henrique Cappelozza at PFL 2021 #6 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Denis Goltsov at PFL 2021 #3 on 6th May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Before that, he had beaten Valdrin Istrefi at PFL 2019 #6 on 8th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

He had been defeated by Kelvin Tiller at PFL 2019 #3 on 6th June 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.

Activity check

DeReese's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

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