Jun 24 2022
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Bellator 282
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
48-7-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 45-50
  • 45-50
  • 45-50
UD 5
11-0-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Middleweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
30
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm

Tape record

KOUDSDMDKO
Form
UDKOUDKOUD
48
Wins
11
27
By KO
5
56
KO%
45
12
By SUB
1
25
SUB%
9
7
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
2
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2017
57
Bouts
11
104
Rounds
21
7 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

-
UFC
-
-
Bellator
1
-
Tapology
-

Gegard Mousasi vs Johnny Eblen report

Who won Mousasi vs Eblen?

Johnny Eblen beat Gegard Mousasi by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 282, on Friday 24th June 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced as 45-50, 45-50, 45-50 in favor of winner Johnny Eblen.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator middleweight championship.

Mousasi vs Eblen stats

Gegard Mousasi stepped into the ring with a record of 48 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Johnny Eblen made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Mousasi had advantage in power over Eblen, with a 56% knock out percentage over Eblen's 45%.

Gegard Mousasi was the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.

Mousasi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Eblen. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Mousasi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 46 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 14 years and 2 months earlier than Eblen, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 84 more professional rounds, 110 to Eblen's 26.

Mousasi vs Eblen form

Mousasi had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Austin Vanderford at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Previous to that, he had won against John Salter at Bellator 264 on 13th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Douglas Lima at Bellator 250 on 29th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had defeated Lyoto Machida at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.

He had been beaten by Rafael Lovato Jr at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by majority decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at SSE Arena, London, England.

Eblen remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against John Salter at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Collin Huckbody at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Travis Davis at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had beat Daniel Madrid at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had won against Mauricio Alonso at Bellator 229 on 4th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Johnny Eblen had been fighting more than Gegard Mousasi.

Going to this contest, Gegard Mousasi had last fought 7 months ago, while Johnny Eblen's last outing had been 6 months and 14 days ago.

Mousasi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Eblen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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