Tape rankings @ Page vs Anzai
Who won Page vs Anzai?
Michael Page beat Shinsho Anzai by , during the main card of Bellator 237, on Saturday 28th December 2019 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Page.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Page vs Anzai division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Page vs Anzai stats
Michael Page stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Shinsho Anzai made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Anzai had a slight advantage in power over Page, with a 64% knock out percentage over Page's 63%.
Michael Page was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Page had a height advantage of 8 inches over Anzai. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Page was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 8 months later than Anzai, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 42 to Anzai's 25.
Page vs Anzai form
Page had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Gianni Melillo at Bellator London on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, England.
Previous to that, he had beat Richard Kiely at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Paul Daley at Bellator 216 on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat David Rickels at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Page's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.