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Who won Higo vs Sabatello?
Danny Sabatello beat Leandro Higo by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator 282, on Friday 24th June 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as 46-49, 46-49, 46-49 in favor of winner Danny Sabatello.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Higo vs Sabatello stats
Leandro Higo stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Danny Sabatello made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Sabatello had a slight advantage in power over Higo, with a 25% knock out percentage over Higo's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Higo had a large advantage over Sabatello, boasting at 60% submission rate over Sabatello's 33%.
Leandro Higo was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Sabatello had a height advantage of 2 inches over Higo. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Higo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 12 years and 2 months earlier than Sabatello, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 60 to Sabatello's 46.
Higo vs Sabatello form
Danny Sabatello had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Magomed Magomedov at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Marcos Breno at Bellator 294 on 21st April 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Raufeon Stots at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had won against Leandro Higo at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat Jornel Lugo at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Higo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Sabatello's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
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