Dec 09 2022
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
17-1-0
SD 5

Score cards

  • 45-50
  • 48-47
  • 48-47
SD 5
13-1-0

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

UDUDUDSUBUD
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
17
Wins
13
3
By KO
3
18
KO%
23
4
By SUB
4
24
SUB%
31
1
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2018
18
Bouts
14
48
Rounds
35
3 hours, 40 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
-
1
Bellator
6
-
Tapology
-

Raufeon Stots vs Danny Sabatello report

Who won Stots vs Sabatello?

Raufeon Stots beat Danny Sabatello by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of Bellator 289, on Friday 9th December 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

The scorecards were announced as 45-50, 48-47, 48-47 in favor of winner Raufeon Stots.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 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 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 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 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggested Sabatello had a slight advantage in power over Stots, with a 23% knock out percentage over Stots' 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sabatello had a slight advantage over Stots, with a 31% submission rate over Stots' 24%.

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 won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Juan Archuleta at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat Josh Hill at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had won against Keith Lee at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had beat DB ERROR at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Activity check

Stots' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Sabatello's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Stots vs Sabatello?

Raufeon Stots was a 4/7 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Danny Sabatello made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+120) with oddsmakers.

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