Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
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 as in favor of 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 ring with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses 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 ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Bandejas had a large advantage in power over Pettis, boosting at 46% knock out percentage over Pettis' 16%.
Sergio Pettis was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 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 33 more professional rounds, 72 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 beat Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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 lost to 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 beat 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 won against 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.
Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 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 3 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.