broadcast start time:
US - Fri 9:00pm EST / UK - Fri 2:00am
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Stots vs Sabatello?
Raufeon Stots is set to take on Danny Sabatello in the main event of Bellator 289, on Friday 9th December 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Stots vs Sabatello stats
Raufeon Stots steps 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 will make 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 suggest Sabatello has a slight advantage in power over Stots, with a 23% knock out percentage over Stots' 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sabatello will have a slight advantage over Stots, with a 31% submission rate over Stots' 24%.
Raufeon Stots is the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Sabatello has a height advantage of 3 inches over Stots. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Stots is 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 has fought 13 more professional rounds, 48 to Sabatello's 35.
Stots vs Sabatello form
Stots has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he 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.
Stots' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Sabatello's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Stots vs Sabatello?
Raufeon Stots is currently 8/15 (-190) to win the contest outright, while you can get 11/8 (+140) on Danny Sabatello if you fancy the small upset.
Stots vs Sabatello US streams
You can stream Stots vs Sabatello via Showtime Anytime, their streaming platform. It’s free to existing Showtime cable customers or $10.99 per month as a stand-alone app.
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Showtime via Hula
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Stots vs Sabatello UK streams
Free UK Stream
You can stream Stots vs Sabatello for free in the UK via BBC iPlayer. You can download the iPlayer app on virtually every device conceivable, or stream via the BBC's website. Just make sure you have a TV license!
Bellator 289 Tickets
Where can I get Tickets for Stots vs Sabatello?
Tickets are officialy on sale for Bellator 289 from Ticketmaster and are priced at $50 - $225.
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