Aug 11 2023
Friday

Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
James Gonzalez
Gonzalez
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11-2-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
SD 3
10-6-0

The tape

27
Age
33
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SUBSUBSUBUDSUB
Form
UDKOUDSDUD
11
Wins
10
0
By KO
3
0
KO%
30
9
By SUB
2
82
SUB%
20
2
Loses
6
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2016
13
Bouts
16
21
Rounds
42
1 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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James Gallagher vs James Gonzalez report

Who won Gallagher vs Gonzalez?

James Gallagher beat James Gonzalez by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 298 – Storley vs. Ward, on Friday 11th August 2023 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner James Gallagher.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Gallagher vs Gonzalez stats

James Gallagher stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws and 9 by submission.

James Gonzalez made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

James Gallagher's Bellator record stood at 9-3-0, while James Gonzalez's came in at 1-2-0.

The stats suggested Gonzalez had a large advantage in power over Gallagher, boasting a 30% knock out percentage over Gallagher's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gallagher had a massive advantage over Gonzalez, boasting a 82% submission rate over Gonzalez's 20%.

James Gallagher was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.

Gonzalez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gallagher.

Gallagher was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months earlier than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 27 to Gonzalez's 45.

Gallagher vs Gonzalez form

James Gallagher had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Patchy Mix at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Previous to that, he had won against Cal Ellenor at Bellator Euro Series 9 on 3rd October 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Roman Salazar at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by submission in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had defeated Jeremiah Labiano at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.

He was victorious against Steven Graham at Bellator 217 on 23rd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

Activity check

Gallagher's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Gonzalez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Gallagher vs Gonzalez?

James Gallagher was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while James Gonzalez made his way into the ring at 17/20 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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