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Tyrell Fortune vs Linton Vassell report
Who won Fortune vs Vassell?
Linton Vassell beat Tyrell Fortune by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator 271, on Friday 12th November 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 29-28 in favor of winner Linton Vassell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Fortune vs Vassell stats
Tyrell Fortune stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Linton Vassell made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Fortune had a large advantage in power over Vassell, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Vassell's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vassell had a massive advantage over Fortune, boosting at 40% submission rate over Fortune's 9%.
Tyrell Fortune was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Vassell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Fortune. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Fortune was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year and 1 month later than Vassell, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 29 to Vassell's 65.
Fortune vs Vassell form
Fortune had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Matt Mitrione at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jack May at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Said Sowma at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Timothy Johnson at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
He had won against Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233 on 8th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Vassell had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Timothy Johnson at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ronny Markes at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had won against Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 234 on 14th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel.
He had lost to Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 218 on 22nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tyrell Fortune had been fighting more than Linton Vassell.
Going to this contest, Tyrell Fortune had last fought 1 year, 8 months and 13 days ago, while Linton Vassell's last outing had been 11 months and 14 days ago.
Fortune's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Vassell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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