Romero Cotton
Cotton
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Oct 07 2023
Saturday

Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
6-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
8-1-0

The tape

Age
28
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOKOSUBKOKO
Form
SDUDSDSUBSUB
6
Wins
8
3
By KO
1
50
KO%
13
2
By SUB
3
33
SUB%
38
1
Loses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2019
7
Bouts
9
12
Rounds
22
46 minutes, 56 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 42 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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9
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Romero Cotton vs Grant Neal report

Who won Cotton vs Neal?

Grant Neal beat Romero Cotton by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 300, on Saturday 7th October 2023 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Grant Neal.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Cotton vs Neal stats

Romero Cotton stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Grant Neal made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Romero Cotton's Bellator record stood at 6-2-0, while Grant Neal's came in at 8-2-0.

The stats suggested Cotton had a massive power advantage over Neal, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Neal's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Neal had a slight advantage over Cotton, with a 38% submission rate over Cotton's 33%.

Romero Cotton was the younger man by 28 years, at years old.

Neal had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cotton. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Cotton was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Neal, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 15 to Neal's 28.

Activity check

Cotton's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

Neal's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cotton vs Neal?

Romero Cotton was a 17/10 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Grant Neal made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-220) with oddsmakers.

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