Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pitbull vs Sanchez?
Patricio Pitbull beat Emmanuel Sanchez by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 209, on Thursday 15th November 2018 at Menora Mivtachim in Tel Aviv.
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 Sanchez stats
Patricio Pitbull stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Emmanuel Sanchez made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Pitbull had a large advantage in power over Sanchez, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 6%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Pitbull and Sanchez would have been pretty equal, both with a 41% submission rate.
Patricio Pitbull was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Sanchez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Pitbull. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Pitbull was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 7 years and 8 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 99 to Sanchez's 69.
Pitbull's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Pitbull vs Sanchez?
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