Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Gallagher vs Mix?
Patchy Mix beat James Gallagher by submission in the 3rd round, during the co-main event of Bellator MMA, on Friday 5th November 2021 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Gallagher vs Mix stats
James Gallagher stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
Patchy Mix made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Mix had a slight advantage in power over Gallagher, with a 8% knock out percentage over Gallagher's 0%.
James Gallagher was the younger man by 3 years, at 25 years old.
Mix had a height advantage of 3 inches over Gallagher. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Gallagher was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 months earlier than Mix, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 21 to Mix's 34.
Gallagher vs Mix form
James Gallagher had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Cal Ellenor at Bellator Euro Series 9 on 3rd October 2020 by in the 1st round at Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy.
Previous to that, he had beat Roman Salazar at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jeremiah Labiano at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.
Before that, he had beat Steven Graham at Bellator 217 on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
He had been beaten by Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 204 on 17th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.
Patchy Mix had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Albert Morales at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Juan Archuleta at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Isaiah Chapman at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
He had defeated Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patchy Mix had been fighting more than James Gallagher.
Going to this contest, James Gallagher had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 19 days ago, while Patchy Mix's last outing had been 1 year and 15 days ago.
Gallagher's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Mix's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.