Sep 27 2019
Friday

3Arena, Dublin, Ireland

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Featherweight
Kerry Hughes
Hughes
2-1-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
3-4-0

The tape

31
Age
39
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOSDKO
Form
UDKOKOUDKO
2
Wins
3
1
By KO
1
50
KO%
33
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
1
Loses
4
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2013
3
Bouts
7
6
Rounds
16
28 minutes, 46 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 14 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Leah McCourt vs Kerry Hughes report

Who won McCourt vs Hughes?

Leah McCourt beat Kerry Hughes by submission in the 1st round during the main card of Bellator 227, on Friday 27th September 2019 at 3Arena in Dublin.

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

McCourt vs Hughes stats

Leah McCourt stepped into the octagon with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kerry Hughes made her way to the cage with a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out.

Leah McCourt's Bellator record stood at 7-2-0, while Kerry Hughes' came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested McCourt had an advantage in power over Hughes, with a 50% knock out percentage over Hughes' 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that McCourt and Hughes would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Leah McCourt was the younger woman by 8 years, at 31 years old.

McCourt had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hughes.

McCourt was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2017, 3 years and 10 months later than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 8 more professional rounds, 25 to Hughes' 17.

McCourt vs Hughes form

McCourt had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Sara McMann at Bellator 300 on 7th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, she had lost to Cat Zingano at Bellator 293 on 31st March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.

Going into that contest, she had beaten Dayana Silva at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Before that, she had been beaten by Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

She had defeated Jessica Borga at Bellator London on 1st October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.

Activity check

McCourt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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