Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Stots vs Hill?
Raufeon Stots beat Josh Hill by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 258, on Friday 7th May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Raufeon Stots.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Stots vs Hill stats
Raufeon Stots stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Josh Hill made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested that Stots and Hill have similar power, both with a 20% knock out percentage.
Raufeon Stots was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Stots had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hill. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Stots was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 7 months later than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 48 to Hill's 61.
Stots' last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.