Luke Trainer
Trainer
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Mar 22 2024
Friday

SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
7-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
9-1-0

The tape

28
Age
28
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
84.6" / 215 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBUDKOKO
Form
UDSDUDSDSUB
7
Wins
9
3
By KO
1
43
KO%
11
4
By SUB
3
57
SUB%
33
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2019
8
Bouts
10
13
Rounds
25
46 minutes, 45 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Luke Trainer vs Grant Neal report

Who won Trainer vs Neal?

Luke Trainer beat Grant Neal by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 22nd March 2024 at SSE Arena in Belfast.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Luke Trainer.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Trainer vs Neal stats

Luke Trainer stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Grant Neal made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Luke Trainer's Bellator record stood at 5-1-0, while Grant Neal's came in at 8-2-0.

The stats suggested Trainer had a massive power advantage over Neal, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Neal's 11%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Trainer had a large advantage over Neal, boasting a 57% submission rate over Neal's 33%.

Luke Trainer was the same age as Grant Neal, at 28 years old.

Trainer had a height advantage of 7 inches over Neal. That also extended to a 11-inch reach advantage.

Trainer was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 7 days later than Neal, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 16 to Neal's 28.

Trainer vs Neal form

Grant Neal had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Romero Cotton at Bellator 300 on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Karl Albrektsson at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Kia Forum, Inglewood.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Christian Edwards at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had lost to Alex Polizzi at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose.

He was victorious against Tyree Fortune at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Trainer's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Neal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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