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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 as in favor of winner Waldo Cortes-Acosta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Cortes-Acosta vs DeReese stats
Waldo Cortes-Acosta stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 3 wins, zero loses 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 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested DeReese had a large advantage in power over Cortes-Acosta, boosting at 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 at 33% submission rate over DeReese's 11%.
Waldo Cortes-Acosta was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 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 the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 3 months later than DeReese, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 21 to DeReese's 23.
DeReese's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
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