Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Page vs Anderson?
Michael Page beat Derek Anderson by , during the main card of Bellator 258, on Friday 7th May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Page.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Page vs Anderson stats
Michael Page stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Derek Anderson made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Page had a large advantage in power over Anderson, boasting at 61% knock out percentage over Anderson's 35%.
Michael Page was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Page had a height advantage of 3 inches over Anderson. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Page was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 months later than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 37 to Anderson's 44.
Page vs Anderson form
Page had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Ross Houston at Bellator 248 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had beat Shinsho Anzai at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Gianni Melillo at Bellator London on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, England.
Before that, he had beat Richard Kiely at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
He had been beaten by Douglas Lima at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.
Page's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Anderson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.