Jul 24 2020
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Ricky Bandejas
Bandejas
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19-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
13-3-0

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

SUBUDUDUDSD
Form
KOKOSUBUDKO
19
Wins
13
3
By KO
6
16
KO%
46
4
By SUB
3
21
SUB%
23
5
Loses
3
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2014
24
Bouts
16
60
Rounds
34
4 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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Sergio Pettis vs Ricky Bandejas report

Who won Pettis vs Bandejas?

Sergio Pettis beat Ricky Bandejas by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of Bellator 242, on Friday 24th July 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Sergio Pettis.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Pettis vs Bandejas stats

Sergio Pettis stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Ricky Bandejas made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

This was Sergio Pettis' 6th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2020.

Sergio Pettis' Bellator record stood at 5-1-0, while Ricky Bandejas' came in at 3-4-0.

The stats suggested Bandejas had a large advantage in power over Pettis, boasting a 46% knock out percentage over Pettis' 16%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bandejas had a slight advantage over Pettis, with a 23% submission rate over Pettis' 21%.

Sergio Pettis was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Bandejas had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pettis. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Pettis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Bandejas, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 79 to Bandejas' 39.

Pettis vs Bandejas form

Sergio Pettis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by submission in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Rob Font at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Henry Cejudo at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.

Before that, he had beaten Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.

He had defeated John Moraga at UFC Fight Night 103 on 15th January 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Arena, Phoenix, United States.

Activity check

Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Bandejas' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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