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Who won Mowry vs Isaev?
Steve Mowry drew with Ali Isaev by unanimous draw in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator 290, on Saturday 4th February 2023 at Kia Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a unanimous draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Mowry vs Isaev stats
Steve Mowry stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Ali Isaev made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Isaev had a slight advantage in power over Mowry, with a 44% knock out percentage over Mowry's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mowry had a massive advantage over Isaev, boasting at 60% submission rate over Isaev's 0%.
Steve Mowry was the younger man by 8 years, at 31 years old.
Mowry had a height advantage of 5 inches over Isaev. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Mowry's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Isaev's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 months later than Isaev, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 21 to Isaev's 27.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Steve Mowry had been fighting more than Ali Isaev.
Going to this contest, Steve Mowry had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 15 days ago, while Ali Isaev's last outing had been 3 years, 8 months and 27 days ago.
Mowry's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Isaev's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mowry vs Isaev?
Steve Mowry was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Ali Isaev made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.