Apr 22 2023
Saturday

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
17-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-1-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant Bellator Interim Bantamweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
30
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDSUBUD
Form
SUBSUBUDSUBSUB
17
Wins
15
3
By KO
1
18
KO%
7
4
By SUB
11
24
SUB%
73
1
Loses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2016
18
Bouts
16
48
Rounds
34
3 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
-
1
Bellator
2
-
Tapology
-

Raufeon Stots vs Patchy Mix report

Who won Stots vs Mix?

Patchy Mix beat Raufeon Stots by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of Bellator 295, on Saturday 22nd April 2023 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the vacant Bellator Bantamweight championship.

Stots vs Mix stats

Raufeon Stots stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Patchy Mix made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

Patchy Mix marked his 10th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Raufeon Stots' Bellator record stood at 8-1-0, while Patchy Mix's came in at 9-1-0.

The stats suggested Stots had an advantage in power over Mix, with a 18% knock out percentage over Mix's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mix had a massive advantage over Stots, boasting a 73% submission rate over Stots' 24%.

Raufeon Stots was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Mix had a height advantage of 4 inches over Stots. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Stots was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 11 months earlier than Mix, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 60 to Mix's 49.

Stots vs Mix form

Stots had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Danny Sabatello at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Juan Archuleta at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Magomed Magomedov at Bellator 264 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he was victorious against Josh Hill at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had won against Keith Lee at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Patchy Mix had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Magomed Magomedov at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against James Gallagher at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had won against Albert Morales at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raufeon Stots had been fighting more than Patchy Mix.

Going to this contest, Raufeon Stots had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 7 days ago, while Patchy Mix's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 7 days ago.

Stots' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Mix's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Stots vs Mix?

Raufeon Stots was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Patchy Mix made his way into the ring at 8/11 (-140) with oddsmakers.

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