Nov 18 2022
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
14-2-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 48-47
  • 49-46
  • 49-46
UD 5
16-5-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
34
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
N/A
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

NCSUBUDKOSUB
Form
NCKOKOKOKO
14
Wins
16
9
By KO
8
64
KO%
50
3
By SUB
0
21
SUB%
0
2
Loses
5
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013
17
Bouts
22
34
Rounds
52
2 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
UFC
-
-
Bellator
1
15
Tapology
14

Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson report

Who won Nemkov vs Anderson?

Vadim Nemkov beat Corey Anderson by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 288, on Friday 18th November 2022 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The scorecards were announced as 48-47, 49-46, 49-46 in favor of the winner Vadim Nemkov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator Light Heavyweight championship.

Nemkov vs Anderson stats

Vadim Nemkov stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Corey Anderson made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out.

Vadim Nemkov's Bellator record stood at 10-0-0, while Corey Anderson's came in at 5-1-0.

The stats suggested Nemkov had an advantage in power over Anderson, with a 64% knock out percentage over Anderson's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nemkov had a large advantage over Anderson, boasting a 21% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.

Vadim Nemkov was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Anderson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nemkov.

Nemkov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 months later than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 46 to Anderson's 65.

Nemkov vs Anderson form

Nemkov had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, his fight against Corey Anderson at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 ended in a no contest.

Previous to that, he had won against Julius Anglickas at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by submission in the 4th round in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Phil Davis at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had defeated Ryan Bader at Bellator 244 on 21st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He was victorious against Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 230 on 12th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.

Corey Anderson had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he was victorious against Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had defeated Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Corey Anderson had been fighting more than Vadim Nemkov.

Going to this contest, Vadim Nemkov had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 24 days ago, while Corey Anderson's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 24 days ago.

Nemkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Anderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nemkov vs Anderson?

Vadim Nemkov was a 33/20 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Corey Anderson made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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