Oct 07 2023
Saturday

Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Featherweight
7-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
14-6-0

The tape

31
Age
43
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDSUB
Form
UDUDSUBUDSUB
7
Wins
14
1
By KO
1
14
KO%
7
2
By SUB
5
29
SUB%
36
3
Loses
6
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2011
10
Bouts
20
24
Rounds
45
1 hours, 54 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 18 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight

-
UFC
-
5
Bellator
2
9
Tapology
7

Leah McCourt vs Sara McMann report

Who won McCourt vs McMann?

Leah McCourt beat Sara McMann by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of Bellator 300, on Saturday 7th October 2023 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.

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 McMann stats

Leah McCourt stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Sara McMann made her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

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

The stats suggested McCourt had a slight advantage in power over McMann, with a 14% knock out percentage over McMann's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested McMann had a slight advantage over McCourt, with a 36% submission rate over McCourt's 29%.

Leah McCourt was the younger woman by 12 years, at 31 years old.

McCourt had a height advantage of 2 inches over McMann. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

McCourt was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2017, 6 years later than McMann, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 21 less professional rounds, 25 to McMann's 46.

McCourt vs McMann form

Leah McCourt had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Dayana Silva at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

She had defeated Janay Harding at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Activity check

McCourt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

McMann's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on McCourt vs McMann?

Leah McCourt was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Sara McMann made her way into the ring at 8/13 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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