Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Gwerder vs Bestaev?
Khadzhimurat Bestaev beat Ty Gwerder by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 264, on Friday 13th August 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Khadzhimurat Bestaev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Gwerder vs Bestaev stats
Ty Gwerder stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Khadzhimurat Bestaev made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Gwerder had a massive power advantage over Bestaev, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Bestaev's 40%.
Ty Gwerder was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Bestaev had a height advantage of 5 inches over Gwerder. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Gwerder was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 5 year and 1 month later than Bestaev, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 16 to Bestaev's 19.
Gwerder's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.