Nov 12 2021
Friday

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
11-1-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 29-28
SD 3
20-8-0

The tape

34
Age
41
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
76.4" / 194 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm

Tape record

Form
11
Wins
20
7
By KO
8
64
KO%
40
1
By SUB
8
9
SUB%
40
1
Loses
8
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2008
13
Bouts
29
23
Rounds
60
1 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 8 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
-
5
Bellator
6
-
Tapology
-

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 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Linton Vassell.

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).

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 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

This was Tyrell Fortune's 17th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2016. Linton Vassell marked his 17th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2013.

Tyrell Fortune's Bellator record stood at 13-2-0, while Linton Vassell's came in at 12-5-0.

The stats suggested Fortune had a large advantage in power over Vassell, boasting a 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, boasting a 40% submission rate over Fortune's 9%.

Tyrell Fortune was the younger man by 7 years, at 34 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 years and 1 month later than Vassell, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 38 less professional rounds, 33 to Vassell's 71.

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 won against Matt Mitrione at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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 defeated 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 lost to Timothy Johnson at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

He was victorious against Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233 on 8th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

Activity check

Fortune's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Vassell's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Fortune vs Vassell?

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