Apr 16 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
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

32
Age
39
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 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 Davis stats

Vadim Nemkov stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Vadim Nemkov's Bellator record stood at 10-0-0, while Phil Davis' came in at 11-4-0.

The stats suggested Nemkov had a massive power advantage over Davis, boasting a 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 7 years, at 32 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 years and 8 months later than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 46 to Davis' 87.

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 won against 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 beaten 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 defeated Liam McGeary at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose.

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

He was victorious against 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 6 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 2 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 6 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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