Manoel Sousa
Sousa
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Mar 22 2024
Friday

SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Tim Wilde
Wilde
10-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
17-4-0

The tape

26
Age
36
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

SDKOSUBKOSUB
Form
KOUDSDMDUD
10
Wins
17
6
By KO
7
60
KO%
41
3
By SUB
1
30
SUB%
6
0
Loses
4
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2019
Debut
2013
10
Bouts
22
17
Rounds
48
1 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 25 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Manoel Sousa vs Tim Wilde report

Who won Sousa vs Wilde?

Manoel Sousa beat Tim Wilde by during the main card of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 22nd March 2024 at SSE Arena in Belfast.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Manoel Sousa.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Sousa vs Wilde stats

Manoel Sousa stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Tim Wilde made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Manoel Sousa's Bellator record stood at 1-0-0, while Tim Wilde's came in at 5-2-1.

The stats suggested Sousa had an advantage in power over Wilde, with a 60% knock out percentage over Wilde's 41%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sousa had a large advantage over Wilde, boasting a 30% submission rate over Wilde's 6%.

Manoel Sousa was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.

Wilde had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sousa. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Sousa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 6 years and 2 months later than Wilde, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 18 to Wilde's 49.

Sousa vs Wilde form

Wilde had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mike Hamel at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Chris Gonzalez at Bellator MMA Paris on 12th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Saul Rogers at Bellator Milan on 29th October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.

Before that, he had drawn with Alfie Davis at Bellator 281 on 13th May 2022 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He was victorious against Yves Landu at Bellator London on 1st October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.

Activity check

Wilde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Sousa vs Wilde?

Manoel Sousa was a 5/6 (-120) favourite going into the contest, while Tim Wilde made his way into the ring at 10/11 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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