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Who won Mousasi vs MacDonald?
Gegard Mousasi beat Rory MacDonald by during the main event of Bellator 206, on Saturday 29th September 2018 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gegard Mousasi.
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 MacDonald stats
Gegard Mousasi stepped into the octagon with a record of 44 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Rory MacDonald made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Mousasi had a large advantage in power over MacDonald, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over MacDonald's 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested MacDonald had a slight advantage over Mousasi, with a 35% submission rate over Mousasi's 27%.
Gegard Mousasi was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.
Mousasi had a height advantage of 2 inches over MacDonald. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Mousasi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 2 years and 5 months earlier than MacDonald, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 115 to MacDonald's 88.
Mousasi's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mousasi vs MacDonald?
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