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Who won Mota vs Pacheco?
Killys Mota beat Jairo Pacheco by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 288, on Friday 18th November 2022 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Killys Mota.
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).
Mota vs Pacheco stats
Killys Mota stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jairo Pacheco made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Mota had an advantage in power over Pacheco, with a 46% knock out percentage over Pacheco's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mota had a slight advantage over Pacheco, with a 31% submission rate over Pacheco's 29%.
Killys Mota was the older man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Pacheco had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mota.
Mota was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 years earlier than Pacheco, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 40 to Pacheco's 18.
Mota's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mota vs Pacheco?
Killys Mota was a 8/15 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Jairo Pacheco made his way into the ring at 11/8 (+140) with oddsmakers.