Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen report
Who won Emelianenko vs Sonnen?
Fedor Emelianenko beat Chael Sonnen by during the main event of Bellator 208, on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Fedor Emelianenko.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Emelianenko vs Sonnen stats
Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the octagon with a record of 37 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.
Chael Sonnen made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 15 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Emelianenko had a slight advantage in power over Sonnen, with a 35% knock out percentage over Sonnen's 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Emelianenko had a large advantage over Sonnen, boasting at 41% submission rate over Sonnen's 13%.
Fedor Emelianenko was the older man by 1 year, at 46 years old.
Sonnen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Emelianenko. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Emelianenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2000, 3 year later than Sonnen, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 69 to Sonnen's 100.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Chael Sonnen had been fighting more than Fedor Emelianenko.
Going to this contest, Fedor Emelianenko had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 22 days ago, while Chael Sonnen's last outing had been 5 years, 2 months and 2 days ago.
What were the odds on Emelianenko vs Sonnen?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Emelianenko vs Sonnen.
Leave a Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.