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Who won Nemkov vs Davis?
Vadim Nemkov beat Phil Davis by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 209, on Thursday 15th November 2018 at Menora Mivtachim in Tel Aviv.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vadim Nemkov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Nemkov vs Davis stats
Vadim Nemkov stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Phil Davis made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Nemkov had a massive power advantage over Davis, boasting at 89% knock out percentage over Davis' 21%.
Vadim Nemkov was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Davis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nemkov.
Nemkov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less 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 50 less professional rounds, 31 to Davis' 81.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Phil Davis had been fighting more than Vadim Nemkov.
Going to this contest, Vadim Nemkov had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 6 days ago, while Phil Davis' last outing had been 3 years, 7 months and 28 days ago.