Keri Taylor Melendez
Melendez
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Nov 17 2023
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
Sabriye Sengul
Sengul
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5-0-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
2-3-0

The tape

39
Age
35
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSDSUBKO
Form
UDKOSUBUDSUB
5
Wins
2
1
By KO
0
20
KO%
0
2
By SUB
1
40
SUB%
50
0
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2019
5
Bouts
5
9
Rounds
10
36 minutes, 35 seconds
Fight Time
39 minutes, 0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Keri Taylor Melendez vs Sabriye Sengul report

Who won Taylor-Melendez vs Sengul?

Keri Taylor Melendez beat Sabriye Sengul by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of Bellator 301, on Friday 17th November 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Taylor-Melendez vs Sengul stats

Keri Taylor Melendez stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Sabriye Sengul made her way to the cage with a record of 2 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Melendez had an advantage in power over Sengul, with a 20% knock out percentage over Sengul's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sengul had a slight advantage over Melendez, with a 50% submission rate over Melendez's 40%.

Keri Taylor Melendez was the older woman by 4 years, at 39 years old.

Melendez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Sengul. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Melendez's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sengul's, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2016, 3 years earlier than Sengul, whose first professional fight was in 2019. She had fought 2 less professional rounds, 11 to Sengul's 13.

Activity check

Melendez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 1 day, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Taylor-Melendez vs Sengul?

Keri Taylor Melendez was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Sabriye Sengul made her way into the ring at 51/20 (+250) with oddsmakers.

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