Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pitbull vs Archuleta?
Patricio Pitbull beat Juan Archuleta by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator 228, on Saturday 28th September 2019 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Patricio Pitbull.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator featherweight championship.
Pitbull vs Archuleta stats
Patricio Pitbull stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Juan Archuleta made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Archuleta had advantage in power over Pitbull, with a 48% knock out percentage over Pitbull's 34%.
Patricio Pitbull was the same age as Juan Archuleta, at 34 years old.
Archuleta had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pitbull. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Pitbull was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 9 years and 5 months earlier than Archuleta, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 94 to Archuleta's 79.
Pitbull vs Archuleta form
Archuleta had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 214 on 26th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jeremy Spoon at Bellator 210 on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville.
Before that, he had won against Robbie Peralta at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.
He had beat William Joplin at Bellator 195 on 2nd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Pitbull's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Archuleta's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.