Oct 13 2018
Saturday

Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
37-5-0
KO 1
KO 1
31-15-0

The tape

47
Age
47
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
74.4" / 189 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOKOMDKOKO
Form
UDUDSUBKOSUB
37
Wins
31
13
By KO
8
35
KO%
26
15
By SUB
4
41
SUB%
13
5
Loses
15
4
Stopped
5
1
Tapped
9
0
Draws
1
2000
Debut
1997
43
Bouts
47
64
Rounds
97
4 hours, 4 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 3 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen report

Who won Emelianenko vs Sonnen?

Fedor Emelianenko beat Chael Sonnen by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of Bellator 208, on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Emelianenko vs Sonnen stats

Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the octagon with a record of 37 wins, 5 losses 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 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Fedor Emelianenko's Bellator record stood at 4-3-0, while Chael Sonnen's came in at 2-3-0.

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 a 41% submission rate over Sonnen's 13%.

Fedor Emelianenko was the same age as Chael Sonnen, at 47 years old.

Sonnen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Emelianenko. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Emelianenko was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2000, 3 years later than Sonnen, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 69 to Sonnen's 100.

Activity check

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 6 years, 1 month and 24 days ago, while Chael Sonnen's last outing had been 6 years, 5 months and 1 day ago.

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