Jul 29 2023
Saturday

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
24-11-0
KO 3
KO 3
15-2-0

The tape

38
Age
34
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDKOKOUDKO
Form
UDUDSUBSUBSUB
24
Wins
15
16
By KO
4
67
KO%
27
1
By SUB
10
4
SUB%
67
11
Loses
2
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
N/A
35
Bouts
17
78
Rounds
23
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 14 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
-
2
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Patricky Pitbull vs Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza report

Who won Pitbull vs Souza?

Patricky Pitbull beat Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2, on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.

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).

Pitbull vs Souza stats

Patricky Pitbull stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

This was Patricky Pitbull's 26th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Patricky Pitbull's Bellator record stood at 16-10-0, while Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza's came in at 0-2-0.

The stats suggested Pitbull had a massive power advantage over Souza, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Souza's 27%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had a massive advantage over Pitbull, boasting a 67% submission rate over Pitbull's 4%.

Patricky Pitbull was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

Souza had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pitbull.

Pitbull was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 18 years and 9 months later than Souza, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 61 more professional rounds, 88 to Souza's 27.

Pitbull vs Souza form

Patricky Pitbull had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Clay Collard at PFL 2: 2024 Regular Season on 12th April 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Shabliy at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago.

Going into that contest, he had won against Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Before that, he had been defeated by Usman Nurmagomedov at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

He had beaten Peter Queally at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Spike Carlyle at RIZIN 42 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Ariake Arena, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had lost to AJ McKee Jr at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Johnny Case at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.

Before that, he had won against Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.

He had beaten Tofiq Musayev at RIZIN 28 on 13th June 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Tokyo Dome(東京ドーム), Bunkyo.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patricky Pitbull had been fighting more than Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza.

Going to this contest, Patricky Pitbull had last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 15 days ago.

Pitbull's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Souza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pitbull vs Souza?

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