Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Shipman vs Babene?
Gregory Babene beat Mike Shipman by , during the main card of Bellator 280, on Friday 6th May 2022 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gregory Babene.
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).
Shipman vs Babene stats
Mike Shipman stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Gregory Babene made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Shipman had a massive power advantage over Babene, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Babene's 0%.
Mike Shipman was the younger man by 38 years, at years old.
Babene had a height advantage of 2 inches over Shipman.
Shipman was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 11 months later than Babene, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 28 to Babene's 48.
Shipman's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.