Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Murtazaliev vs Adams?
Anthony Adams beat Khalid Murtazaliev by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 266, on Saturday 18th September 2021 at SAP Center in San Jose.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Anthony Adams.
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).
Murtazaliev vs Adams stats
Khalid Murtazaliev stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Adams made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Murtazaliev had a massive power advantage over Adams, boasting at 87% knock out percentage over Adams' 13%.
Khalid Murtazaliev was the younger man by 33 years, at years old.
Adams had a height advantage of 1 inch over Murtazaliev. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Murtazaliev was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Adams, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 34 to Adams' 35.