Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pitbull vs Weichel?
Patricio Pitbull beat Daniel Weichel by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator 203, on Saturday 14th July 2018 at Il Centrale Live Roma in Rome.
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 Weichel stats
Patricio Pitbull stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Daniel Weichel made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 22 by submission.
The stats suggested Pitbull had a large advantage in power over Weichel, boasting at 35% knock out percentage over Weichel's 13%.
Patricio Pitbull was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Weichel had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pitbull. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Pitbull was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 1 year and 9 months later than Weichel, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 89 to Weichel's 102.
Pitbull vs Weichel form
Pitbull had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Juan Archuleta at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Michael Chandler at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Allstate Arena, Rosemont.
Going into that contest, he had beat Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 209 on 15th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Menora Mivtachim, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Weichel at Bellator 203 on 14th July 2018 by split decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Il Centrale Live Roma, Rome, Italy.
He had beat Daniel Straus at Bellator 178 on 21st April 2017 by split decision in the 2nd round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Pitbull's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.