Apr 16 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Bellator 257
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
12-2-0
UD 5
UD 5
22-5-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
38
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
N/A
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

KOSUBSDKOKO
Form
SDKOKOSDKO
12
Wins
22
9
By KO
6
75
KO%
27
2
By SUB
5
17
SUB%
23
2
Loses
5
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2008
14
Bouts
28
22
Rounds
73
1 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 43 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Vadim Nemkov vs Phil Davis report

Who won Nemkov vs Davis?

Vadim Nemkov beat Phil Davis by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 257, on Friday 16th April 2021 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 Davis stats

Vadim Nemkov stepped into the octagon 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.

Phil Davis made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Nemkov had a massive power advantage over Davis, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Davis' 27%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Davis had a slight advantage over Nemkov, with a 23% submission rate over Nemkov's 17%.

Vadim Nemkov was the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.

Davis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nemkov.

Nemkov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 8 months later than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 39 to Davis' 84.

Nemkov vs Davis form

Davis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Lyoto Machida at Bellator 245 on 11th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Karl Albrektsson at Bellator 231 on 25th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Liam McGeary at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose.

Before that, he had been beaten by Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 209 on 15th November 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Menora Mivtachim, Tel Aviv, Israel.

He had beat Linton Vassell at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Nemkov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

Davis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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