Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Vassell vs Kharitonov?
Linton Vassell beat Sergei Kharitonov by , during the main event of Bellator 234, on Thursday 14th November 2019 at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Linton Vassell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Vassell vs Kharitonov stats
Linton Vassell stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Sergei Kharitonov made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Kharitonov had a massive power advantage over Vassell, boosting at 66% knock out percentage over Vassell's 33%.
Linton Vassell was the younger man by 2 years, at 39 years old.
Vassell had 8-inch reach advantage.
Vassell was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 year and 1 month later than Kharitonov, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 64 to Kharitonov's 53.
Vassell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Kharitonov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.