Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Salter vs Kapel?
John Salter beat Andrew Kapel by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of Bellator 244, on Friday 21st August 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Salter vs Kapel stats
John Salter stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Andrew Kapel made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Salter had advantage in power over Kapel, with a 41% knock out percentage over Kapel's 27%.
John Salter was the same age as Andrew Kapel, at 36 years old.
Salter was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 months later than Kapel, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 39 to Kapel's 34.
Salter's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.