Mar 22 2024
Friday

SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
35-7-0
KO 3
KO 3
19-3-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Featherweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
31
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDUDUD
Form
UDKOUDUDUD
35
Wins
19
11
By KO
7
31
KO%
37
12
By SUB
2
34
SUB%
11
7
Loses
3
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2013
42
Bouts
23
108
Rounds
54
7 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 59 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Tapology
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Patricio Pitbull vs Jeremy Kennedy report

Who won Pitbull vs Kennedy?

Patricio Pitbull beat Jeremy Kennedy by during the co-main event of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 22nd March 2024 at SSE Arena in Belfast.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the 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 Kennedy stats

Patricio Pitbull stepped into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Jeremy Kennedy made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Patricio Pitbull's Bellator record stood at 23-6-0, while Jeremy Kennedy's came in at 4-1-0.

The stats suggested Kennedy had a slight advantage in power over Pitbull, with a 37% knock out percentage over Pitbull's 31%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pitbull had a large advantage over Kennedy, boasting a 34% submission rate over Kennedy's 11%.

Patricio Pitbull was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Kennedy had a height advantage of 5 inches over Pitbull. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Pitbull was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 9 years and 2 months earlier than Kennedy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 53 more professional rounds, 107 to Kennedy's 54.

Pitbull vs Kennedy form

Pitbull had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jeremy Kennedy at Bellator Champions Series: Belfast on 22nd March 2024 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had lost to Chihiro Suzuki at Super RIZIN 2 on 30th July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergio Pettis at Bellator 297 on 16th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Kleber Koike Erbst at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

He had defeated Adam Borics at Bellator 286 on 1st October 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, United States.

Kennedy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been defeated by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator Champions Series: Belfast on 22nd March 2024 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Pedro Carvalho at Bellator Dublin on 24th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin.

Going into that contest, he had won against Aaron Pico at Bellator 286 on 1st October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had lost to Adam Borics at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patricio Pitbull had been fighting more than Jeremy Kennedy.

Going to this contest, Patricio Pitbull had last fought 27 days ago, while Jeremy Kennedy's last outing had been 27 days ago.

Pitbull's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Kennedy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pitbull vs Kennedy?

Patricio Pitbull was a 10/11 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Jeremy Kennedy made his way into the ring at 10/11 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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