Timur Khizriev
Khizriev
Russian Federation flag
Nov 17 2023
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Justin Gonzales
Gonzales
United States flag
12-0-0
UD 3
UD 3
14-2-0

The tape

28
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
N/A
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDSUBUDKOUD
Form
UDUDSDUDSD
12
Wins
14
3
By KO
4
25
KO%
29
1
By SUB
1
8
SUB%
7
0
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2016
12
Bouts
16
29
Rounds
50
2 hours, 18 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 57 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
-
6
Bellator
7
-
Tapology
-

Timur Khizriev vs Justin Gonzales report

Who won Khizriev vs Gonzales?

Timur Khizriev beat Justin Gonzales by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 301, on Friday 17th November 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Timur Khizriev.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Khizriev vs Gonzales stats

Timur Khizriev stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Justin Gonzales made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Gonzales had a slight advantage in power over Khizriev, with a 29% knock out percentage over Khizriev's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Khizriev had a slight advantage over Gonzales, with a 8% submission rate over Gonzales' 7%.

Timur Khizriev was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Gonzales had a height advantage of 1 inch over Khizriev.

Khizriev was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Gonzales, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 35 to Gonzales' 53.

Khizriev vs Gonzales form

Justin Gonzales had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mads Burnell at Bellator 295 on 22nd April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Andrew Fisher at Bellator Milan on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.

Going into that contest, he had won against Kai Kamaka III at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Aaron Pico at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.

He had beat Tywan Claxton at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Gonzales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Khizriev vs Gonzales?

Timur Khizriev was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Justin Gonzales made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

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