Nov 17 2023
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
19-2-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
14-3-0

The tape

35
Age
31
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOSDKOUDUD
Form
SUBSUBSDUDUD
19
Wins
14
4
By KO
3
21
KO%
21
4
By SUB
5
21
SUB%
36
2
Loses
3
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2018
21
Bouts
17
57
Rounds
43
4 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 10 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
-
2
Bellator
6
-
Tapology
-

Raufeon Stots vs Danny Sabatello report

Who won Stots vs Sabatello?

Raufeon Stots beat Danny Sabatello by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 301, on Friday 17th November 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the 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 Sabatello stats

Raufeon Stots stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Danny Sabatello made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Raufeon Stots' Bellator record stood at 8-1-0, while Danny Sabatello's came in at 4-3-0.

The stats suggested that Stots and Sabatello have similar power, both with a 21% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sabatello had an advantage over Stots, with a 36% submission rate over Stots' 21%.

Raufeon Stots was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Sabatello had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stots. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.

Stots was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Sabatello, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 60 to Sabatello's 46.

Stots vs Sabatello form

Stots had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Patchy Mix at Bellator 295 on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Interim Bantamweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Danny Sabatello at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Juan Archuleta at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had defeated Magomed Magomedov at Bellator 264 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He was victorious against Josh Hill at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Danny Sabatello had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Magomed Magomedov at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Marcos Breno at Bellator 294 on 21st April 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Raufeon Stots at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had beaten Leandro Higo at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had defeated Jornel Lugo at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Danny Sabatello had been fighting more than Raufeon Stots.

Going to this contest, Raufeon Stots had last fought 1 year and 2 days ago, while Danny Sabatello's last outing had been 8 months and 26 days ago.

Stots' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Sabatello's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Stots vs Sabatello?

Raufeon Stots was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Danny Sabatello made his way into the ring at 8/11 (-140) with oddsmakers.

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