Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Weichel vs Diggs?
Daniel Weichel beat Keoni Diggs by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 261, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Daniel Weichel.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Weichel vs Diggs stats
Daniel Weichel stepped into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 22 by submission.
Keoni Diggs made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Weichel had a slight advantage in power over Diggs, with a 13% knock out percentage over Diggs' 11%.
Daniel Weichel was the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Weichel had a height advantage of 1 inch over Diggs. Despite this, Diggs had 2-inch reach advantage.
Weichel was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 43 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 12 years earlier than Diggs, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 78 more professional rounds, 102 to Diggs' 24.
Weichel's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.