Sep 18 2021
Saturday

SAP Center, San Jose, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Alex Polizzi
Polizzi
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5-0-0
SD 3
SD 3
8-1-0

The tape

28
Age
32
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBUDKOUD
Form
SUBUDUDSUBKO
5
Wins
8
1
By KO
3
20
KO%
38
2
By SUB
4
40
SUB%
50
0
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2018
5
Bouts
9
12
Rounds
18
53 minutes, 22 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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7
Bellator
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Tapology
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Grant Neal vs Alex Polizzi report

Who won Neal vs Polizzi?

Alex Polizzi beat Grant Neal by split 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 in favor of the winner Alex Polizzi.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Neal vs Polizzi stats

Grant Neal stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Alex Polizzi made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Alex Polizzi marked his 7th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2020.

Grant Neal's Bellator record stood at 8-2-0, while Alex Polizzi's came in at 4-3-0.

The stats suggested Polizzi had an advantage in power over Neal, with a 38% knock out percentage over Neal's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Polizzi had a slight advantage over Neal, with a 50% submission rate over Neal's 40%.

Grant Neal was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Polizzi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Neal. Despite this, he had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Neal was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 6 months later than Polizzi, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 28 to Polizzi's 31.

Activity check

Polizzi's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Neal vs Polizzi?

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