Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Hamel vs Mota?
Mike Hamel beat Killys Mota by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator MMA, on Friday 3rd December 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mike Hamel.
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).
Hamel vs Mota stats
Mike Hamel stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Killys Mota made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Mota had advantage in power over Hamel, with a 50% knock out percentage over Hamel's 38%.
Mike Hamel was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Mota had a height advantage of 4 inches over Hamel. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Hamel was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 4 months later than Mota, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 34 to Mota's 34.
Hamel's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.