Feb 24 2024
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
12-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
31-7-0

The tape

34
Age
41
6' 10" / 208 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
83.5" / 212 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOKOKONCKO
Form
KOUDUDKOUD
12
Wins
31
10
By KO
13
83
KO%
42
1
By SUB
3
8
SUB%
10
3
Loses
7
1
Stopped
5
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2007
18
Bouts
39
28
Rounds
89
1 hours, 38 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 11 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Renan Ferreira vs Ryan Bader report

Who won Ferreira vs Bader?

Renan Ferreira beat Ryan Bader by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of PFL vs. Bellator, on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Ferreira vs Bader stats

Renan Ferreira stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Ryan Bader made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Renan Ferreira's PFL record stood at 7-1-0, while Ryan Bader's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Ferreira had a massive power advantage over Bader, boasting a 83% knock out percentage over Bader's 42%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bader had a slight advantage over Ferreira, with a 10% submission rate over Ferreira's 8%.

Renan Ferreira was the younger man by 7 years, at 34 years old.

Ferreira had a height advantage of 8 inches over Bader. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.

Ferreira was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 years and 8 months later than Bader, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 29 to Bader's 90.

Ferreira vs Bader form

Renan Ferreira had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Denis Goltsov at PFL 10: 2023 PFL World Championship on 24th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Anthem, Washington, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Maurice Greene at PFL Playoffs: Heavyweights & Women’s Featherweights on 18th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Matheus Scheffel at PFL 5 on 16th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he had lost to Rizvan Kuniev at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Ante Delija at PFL 2022 #8 on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Bader had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he was victorious against Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Heavyweight championship fight at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Cheick Kongo at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Heavyweight championship fight at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 273 on 29th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Heavyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Corey Anderson at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

He had defeated Lyoto Machida at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Renan Ferreira had been fighting more than Ryan Bader.

Going to this contest, Renan Ferreira had last fought 7 months and 17 days ago, while Ryan Bader's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 7 days ago.

Ferreira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Bader's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ferreira vs Bader?

Renan Ferreira was a 4/5 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Ryan Bader made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+110) with oddsmakers.

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