Sep 28 2019
Saturday

The Forum, Inglewood, United States

Bellator 228
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
45-7-0
SD 3
SD 3
26-8-0

The tape

36
Age
43
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

Form
45
Wins
26
26
By KO
11
58
KO%
42
12
By SUB
2
27
SUB%
8
7
Loses
8
1
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
2
2
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2003
54
Bouts
34
93
Rounds
87
6 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Gegard Mousasi vs Lyoto Machida report

Who won Mousasi vs Machida?

Gegard Mousasi beat Lyoto Machida by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 228, on Saturday 28th September 2019 at The Forum in Inglewood.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gegard Mousasi.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Mousasi vs Machida stats

Gegard Mousasi stepped into the ring with a record of 45 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Lyoto Machida made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Mousasi had advantage in power over Machida, with a 58% knock out percentage over Machida's 42%.

Gegard Mousasi was the younger man by 7 years, at 36 years old.

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

Mousasi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 days earlier than Machida, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 104 to Machida's 93.

Mousasi vs Machida 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 defeated Douglas Lima at Bellator 250 on 29th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat Rory MacDonald at Bellator 206 on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

He had won against Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Machida had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 213 on 15th December 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had won against Vitor Belfort at UFC 224 on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Gegard Mousasi had last fought 10 months and 19 days ago, while Lyoto Machida's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 20 days ago.

Mousasi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Machida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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