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Who won Nemkov vs Anglickas?
Vadim Nemkov beat Julius Anglickas by submission in the 4th round, during the main event of Bellator 266, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix.
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 Anglickas stats
Vadim Nemkov stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Julius Anglickas made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nemkov had a massive power advantage over Anglickas, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Anglickas' 33%.
Vadim Nemkov was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Anglickas had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nemkov.
Nemkov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Anglickas, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 31 to Anglickas' 30.
Nemkov vs Anglickas form
Nemkov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Phil Davis at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 230 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.
Before that, he had defeated Phil Davis at Bellator 209 on 15th November 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Menora Mivtachim, Tel Aviv, Israel.
He had won against Liam McGeary at Bellator 194 on 16th February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Nemkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Anglickas' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.