Oct 16 2021
Saturday

Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
28-10-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 27-30
  • 28-29
UD 3
10-2-0

The tape

40
Age
39
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

Form
28
Wins
10
5
By KO
2
18
KO%
20
9
By SUB
6
32
SUB%
60
10
Loses
2
2
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2010
38
Bouts
12
112
Rounds
22
8 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
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3
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Benson Henderson vs Brent Primus report

Who won Henderson vs Primus?

Brent Primus beat Benson Henderson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 266, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 in favor of the winner Brent Primus.

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).

Henderson vs Primus stats

Benson Henderson stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

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

Brent Primus marked his 14th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2013.

Benson Henderson's Bellator record stood at 7-7-0, while Brent Primus' came in at 10-3-0.

The stats suggested Primus had a slight advantage in power over Henderson, with a 20% knock out percentage over Henderson's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Primus had a large advantage over Henderson, boasting a 60% submission rate over Henderson's 32%.

Benson Henderson was the older man by 1 year, at 40 years old.

Primus had a height advantage of 1 inch over Henderson. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Henderson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Primus, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 82 more professional rounds, 124 to Primus' 42.

Henderson vs Primus form

Benson Henderson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jason Jackson at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Myles Jury at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had beaten Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

He had defeated Saad Awad at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.

Activity check

Henderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Primus' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

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