Tape rankings @ Nurmagomedov vs Pietila
Who won Nurmagomedov vs Pietila?
Usman Nurmagomedov beat Patrik Pietila by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of Bellator MMA, on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at VTB Arena in Moscow.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Nurmagomedov vs Pietila division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Nurmagomedov vs Pietila stats
Usman Nurmagomedov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Patrik Pietila made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Nurmagomedov had a massive power advantage over Pietila, boasting at 62% knock out percentage over Pietila's 9%.
Usman Nurmagomedov was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Pietila had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nurmagomedov. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 10 months later than Pietila, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 22 to Pietila's 44.
Nurmagomedov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.