Aug 13 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Bellator 264
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
47-7-2

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broadcast start time:

US - Fri 9:00pm EST / UK - N/A

18-4-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant Bellator Middleweight Championship

The tape

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

Full record

UD 5SD 3MD 5KO 2KO 1
Form
SUB 3UD 3SUB 1SUB 3
47
Wins
18
26
By KO
7
55
KO%
39
12
By Sub
10
26
SUB%
56
7
Losses
4
1
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
3
2
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2009
56
Bouts
22
101
Rounds
36
6 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 20 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
1
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Tapology
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Gegard Mousasi vs John Salter preview

When is Mousasi vs Salter?

Gegard Mousasi will face John Salter, as the main event of Bellator 264, on Friday 13th August 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

This contest is for the vacant Bellator middleweight championship.

Mousasi vs Salter stats

Gegard Mousasi steps into the ring with a record of 47 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

John Salter will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Mousasi has advantage in power over Salter, with a 55% knock out percentage over Salter's 39%.

Gegard Mousasi is the same age as John Salter, at 36 years old.

Mousasi has a height advantage of 1 inch over Salter. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Mousasi is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Salter, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 65 more professional rounds, 101 to Salter's 36.

Mousasi vs Salter form

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

In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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.

Activity check

Mousasi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Salter's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

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