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Who won Gouti vs Mousah?
Thibault Gouti beat Kane Mousah by during the main card of Bellator MMA Paris, on Friday 12th May 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Thibault Gouti.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Gouti vs Mousah stats
Thibault Gouti stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Kane Mousah made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Gouti had a slight advantage in power over Mousah, with a 38% knock out percentage over Mousah's 36%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gouti had a massive advantage over Mousah, boasting at 38% submission rate over Mousah's 7%.
Thibault Gouti was the older man by 36 years, at 36 years old.
Gouti had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mousah. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Gouti's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Mousah's, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 year and 5 months later than Mousah, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 41 to Mousah's 41.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kane Mousah had been fighting more than Thibault Gouti.
Going to this contest, Thibault Gouti had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 8 days ago, while Kane Mousah's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 14 days ago.
Gouti's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Mousah's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Gouti vs Mousah?
Thibault Gouti was a 3/4 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Kane Mousah made his way into the ring at 49/50 (-100) with oddsmakers.