Oct 07 2023
Saturday

Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Featherweight
25-2-0
KO 1
KO 1
14-4-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Women’s Featherweight Championship

The tape

38
Age
41
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOKOSUBKOUD
Form
UDUDSUBUDKO
25
Wins
14
20
By KO
5
80
KO%
36
1
By SUB
4
4
SUB%
29
2
Loses
4
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2008
28
Bouts
18
58
Rounds
41
3 hours, 43 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 58 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight

-
UFC
-
-
Bellator
1
1
Tapology
3

Cris Cyborg vs Cat Zingano report

Who won Cyborg vs Zingano?

Cris Cyborg beat Cat Zingano by during the co-main event of Bellator 300, on Saturday 7th October 2023 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cris Cyborg.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator women’s featherweight championship.

Cyborg vs Zingano stats

Cris Cyborg stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Cat Zingano made her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggested Cyborg had a massive power advantage over Zingano, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Zingano's 36%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Zingano had a large advantage over Cyborg, boosting at 29% submission rate over Cyborg's 4%.

Cris Cyborg was the younger woman by 3 years, at 38 years old.

Cyborg had a height advantage of 2 inches over Zingano. Despite this, Zingano had 1-inch reach advantage.

Cyborg was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made her debut in 2005, 3 years earlier than Zingano, whose first professional fight was in 2008. She had fought 22 more professional rounds, 64 to Zingano's 42.

Cyborg vs Zingano form

Cyborg had won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.

Going into that contest, she had beat Leslie Smith at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 5th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, she had defeated Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 249 on 15th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

She had won against Julia Budd at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.

Cat Zingano had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Leah McCourt at Bellator 293 on 31st March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Pam Sorenson at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, she had beat Gabrielle Holloway at Bellator 245 on 11th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, she had won against Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night 133 on 14th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CenturyLink Arena, Boise.

She had been beaten by Ketlen Vieira at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Cris Cyborg had been fighting more than Cat Zingano.

Going to this contest, Cris Cyborg had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 23 days ago, while Cat Zingano's last outing had been 1 year and 15 days ago.

Cyborg's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Zingano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cyborg vs Zingano?

Cris Cyborg was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Cat Zingano made her way into the ring at 24/5 (+480) with oddsmakers.

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