Jun 25 2021
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Keoni Diggs
Diggs
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40-12-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 29-28
  • 28-29
SD 3
9-0-0

The tape

39
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

Form
40
Wins
9
5
By KO
1
13
KO%
11
22
By SUB
6
55
SUB%
67
12
Loses
0
5
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2014
52
Bouts
9
99
Rounds
21
6 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 33 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Tapology
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Daniel Weichel vs Keoni Diggs report

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 octagon 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 cage 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%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Diggs had an advantage over Weichel, with a 67% submission rate over Weichel's 55%.

Daniel Weichel was the older man by 2 years, at 39 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 79 more professional rounds, 112 to Diggs' 33.

Weichel vs Diggs form

Weichel had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Timur Khizriev at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Robert Whiteford at Bellator 281 on 13th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Pedro Carvalho at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had beat Keoni Diggs at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

He had lost to Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Weichel's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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