Bellator bowed that year on Friday Bellator 272 At the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
The final battle of the 2021 schedule arguably produced the most memorable results. Sergio Pettis (22-5 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) Succeeded in defending bantamweight titles for the first time Kyoji Horiguchi (29-4 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) Incredible inside-out courtesy Rotating back fist knockout In the 4th round.
Check out the 25 post-event facts coming out of Bellator 272 below for more details on the numbers behind Pettis’ victory and the rest of the card.
My betting favorite is now 7-4 on the card.
At this year’s Bellator main event, betting favorites fell to 11-6.
The total battle time for the cards in the 11 games was 2:23:39.
Pettis’ four-game streak in the bantamweight division has led to the second longest active streak in the division after Raufeon Stots (5).
Pettis won his first knockout victory since June 21, 2013 – 3,087 (more than 8 years) span and 19 battles.
Pettis won the first spinning backfist knockout in Bellator’s title fight history.
Horiguchi suffers from a stop three out of four career losses.
Jared Scoggins (10-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) suffered the first knockout loss of his career.
Alexander Shabley (21-3 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) won both of his Bellator victories by decision.
Kai Kamaka (9-4-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) made their Verator debut after finishing 1-2-1 in four UFC stints.
Kamaka has won eight of his nine career wins in the final.
Justin Montalbo (4-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) won the first decision victory in his career.
– MMA Sports
Sergio Pettis’ rare KO makes history
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