Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Pitbull vs Chandler?
Patricio Pitbull beat Michael Chandler by , during the main event of Bellator 221, on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Patricio Pitbull.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
This contest was for the vacant Bellator lightweight championship.
Pitbull vs Chandler stats
Patricio Pitbull stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Michael Chandler made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Pitbull had a massive power advantage over Chandler, boasting at 32% knock out percentage over Chandler's 0%.
Patricio Pitbull was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Chandler had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pitbull. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Pitbull was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 32 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Chandler, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 94 to Chandler's 65.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Michael Chandler had been fighting more than Patricio Pitbull.
Going to this contest, Patricio Pitbull had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 9 days ago, while Michael Chandler's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.
Pitbull's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Chandler's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.