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Who won Markes vs Sowma?
Said Sowma beat Ronny Markes by during the prelims of Bellator 262, on Friday 16th July 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Said Sowma.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Markes vs Sowma stats
Ronny Markes stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Said Sowma made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Sowma had an advantage in power over Markes, with a 50% knock out percentage over Markes' 37%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Markes had a slight advantage over Sowma, with a 26% submission rate over Sowma's 17%.
Ronny Markes was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Markes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sowma. Despite this, Sowma had 1-inch reach advantage.
Markes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 11 years and 2 months earlier than Sowma, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 58 to Sowma's 30.
Markes vs Sowma form
Markes had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Said Sowma at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Linton Vassell at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sigi Pesaleli at PFL 2019 #3 on 6th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
Before that, he had lost to Sean O Connell at PFL 2018 #2 on 21st June 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Chicago Theater, Chicago.
He had won against Smealinho Rama at PFL Daytona on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona.
Markes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Sowma's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
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