Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Pettis vs Khashakyan?
Sergio Pettis beat Alfred Khashakyan by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of Bellator 238, on Saturday 25th January 2020 at The Forum in Inglewood.
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 Khashakyan stats
Sergio Pettis stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Alfred Khashakyan made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Khashakyan had a massive power advantage over Pettis, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Pettis' 17%.
Sergio Pettis was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Khashakyan had a height advantage of 2 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, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Khashakyan, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 63 to Khashakyan's 24.
Pettis vs Khashakyan form
Sergio Pettis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.