Dec 03 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
20-6-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 27-30
  • 27-30
UD 3
16-2-0

The tape

33
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

Form
20
Wins
16
1
By KO
6
5
KO%
38
8
By SUB
2
40
SUB%
13
6
Loses
2
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2013
26
Bouts
19
66
Rounds
44
5 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
-
4
Bellator
9
-
Tapology
-

Emmanuel Sanchez vs Jeremy Kennedy report

Who won Sanchez vs Kennedy?

Jeremy Kennedy beat Emmanuel Sanchez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of Bellator MMA, on Friday 3rd December 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of the winner Jeremy Kennedy.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Sanchez vs Kennedy stats

Emmanuel Sanchez stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Jeremy Kennedy made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Emmanuel Sanchez's Bellator record stood at 12-8-0, while Jeremy Kennedy's came in at 4-1-0.

The stats suggested Kennedy had a massive power advantage over Sanchez, boasting a 38% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 5%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sanchez had a large advantage over Kennedy, boasting a 40% submission rate over Kennedy's 13%.

Emmanuel Sanchez was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Kennedy had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sanchez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Sanchez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Kennedy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 75 to Kennedy's 54.

Sanchez vs Kennedy form

Emmanuel Sanchez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mads Burnell at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Daniel Weichel at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had beaten Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 218 on 22nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

He had been defeated by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 209 on 15th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Menora Mivtachim, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Activity check

Sanchez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Kennedy's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Sanchez vs Kennedy?

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