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Who won Nemkov vs Bader?
Vadim Nemkov beat Ryan Bader by , during the main event of Bellator 244, on Friday 21st August 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of 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 Bader stats
Vadim Nemkov stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Ryan Bader made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Nemkov had a large advantage in power over Bader, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Bader's 44%.
Vadim Nemkov was the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.
Bader had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nemkov.
Nemkov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 2 months later than Bader, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 22 to Bader's 72.
Nemkov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Bader's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.