Yancy Medeiros
Medeiros
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Apr 22 2023
Saturday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Charlie Leary
Leary
15-7-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
17-13-0

The tape

36
Age
41
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOKOKO
Form
UDKOKOUDUD
15
Wins
17
8
By KO
10
53
KO%
59
4
By SUB
2
27
SUB%
12
7
Loses
13
4
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2010
23
Bouts
31
42
Rounds
69
2 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 1 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Yancy Medeiros vs Charlie Leary report

Who won Medeiros vs Leary?

Yancy Medeiros beat Charlie Leary by submission in the 1st round during the main card of Bellator 295, on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Medeiros vs Leary stats

Yancy Medeiros stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Charlie Leary made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 13 losses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Charlie Leary marked his 8th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2018.

Yancy Medeiros' Bellator record stood at 2-0-0, while Charlie Leary's came in at 3-4-0.

The stats suggested Leary had a slight advantage in power over Medeiros, with a 59% knock out percentage over Medeiros' 53%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Medeiros had an advantage over Leary, with a 27% submission rate over Leary's 12%.

Yancy Medeiros was the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Leary had a height advantage of 2 inches over Medeiros. Despite this, he had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Medeiros was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Leary, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 49 to Leary's 71.

Medeiros vs Leary form

Yancy Medeiros had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Damir Had ovi at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Lando Vannata at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.

Before that, he had been defeated by Gregor Gillespie at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

He had lost to Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin.

Activity check

Medeiros' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Leary's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Medeiros vs Leary?

Yancy Medeiros was a 3/10 (-340) favourite going into the contest, while Charlie Leary made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+260) with oddsmakers.

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