SSE Arena, London, England
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Edwards vs Shipman?
Fabian Edwards beat Mike Shipman by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator London, on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at SSE Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Fabian Edwards.
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).
Edwards vs Shipman stats
Fabian Edwards stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Mike Shipman made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Shipman had a large advantage in power over Edwards, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Edwards' 38%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Edwards and Shipman would have been pretty equal, both with a 38% submission rate.
Fabian Edwards was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Edwards had a height advantage of 3 inches over Shipman.
Edwards was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 11 months later than Shipman, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 34 to Shipman's 31.
Edwards' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Shipman's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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