Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Storley vs Matthews?
Logan Storley beat AJ Matthews by during the co-main event of Bellator 204, on Friday 17th August 2018 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Logan Storley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Storley vs Matthews stats
Logan Storley stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
AJ Matthews made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Storley had a slight advantage in power over Matthews, with a 75% knock out percentage over Matthews' 67%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Storley and Matthews would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Logan Storley was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Matthews had a height advantage of 2 inches over Storley. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Storley was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 4 months later than Matthews, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 42 to Matthews' 38.
Storley vs Matthews form
Logan Storley had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yaroslav Amosov at Bellator Dublin on 25th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Michael Page at Bellator 281 on 13th May 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at SSE Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had beat Dante Schiro at Bellator 265 on 20th August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
He had been beaten by Yaroslav Amosov at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Storley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
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