Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Davis vs McGeary?
Phil Davis beat Liam McGeary by , during the main card of Bellator 220, on Saturday 27th April 2019 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Phil Davis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Davis vs McGeary stats
Phil Davis stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Liam McGeary made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested McGeary had a massive power advantage over Davis, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Davis' 21%.
Phil Davis was the younger man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
McGeary had a height advantage of 4 inches over Davis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Davis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 6 months earlier than McGeary, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 73 to McGeary's 37.
Davis vs McGeary form
Davis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Lyoto Machida at Bellator 245 on 11th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Karl Albrektsson at Bellator 231 on 25th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Liam McGeary at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose.
Before that, he had been beaten by Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 209 on 15th November 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Menora Mivtachim, Tel Aviv, Israel.
He had won against Linton Vassell at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.