Frank Mir
Mir
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Oct 25 2019
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Roy Nelson
Nelson
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18-13-0
UD 3
UD 3
23-17-0

The tape

45
Age
48
6' 3" / 190 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOUDKO
Form
UDKOMDUDUD
18
Wins
23
5
By KO
15
28
KO%
65
9
By SUB
4
50
SUB%
17
13
Loses
17
10
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2004
31
Bouts
40
49
Rounds
89
2 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Frank Mir vs Roy Nelson report

Who won Mir vs Nelson?

Frank Mir beat Roy Nelson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of Bellator 231, on Friday 25th October 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Frank Mir.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Mir vs Nelson stats

Frank Mir stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Roy Nelson made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Frank Mir's Bellator record stood at 1-2-0, while Roy Nelson's came in at 1-5-0.

The stats suggested Nelson had a massive power advantage over Mir, boasting a 65% knock out percentage over Mir's 28%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mir had a massive advantage over Nelson, boasting a 50% submission rate over Nelson's 17%.

Frank Mir was the younger man by 3 years, at 45 years old.

Mir had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nelson. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Mir was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2001, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 52 to Nelson's 95.

Activity check

Mir's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

Nelson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 20 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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