Fight Matrix Program – Bellator 180: Sonnen/Silva (06-24-2017)

19 Jun , 2017,
Jason

Light Heavyweight (205)
[#40] Chael Sonnen (28-15-1) vs. [*] Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1)
Chael Sonnen is the All-Time #44 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.
Wanderlei Silva is the All-Time #3 ranked Light Heavyweight and #17 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Chael Sonnen (1-2-0)
2017-01-21: L vs. [*] Tito Ortiz (20-12-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:03 of round 1
2013-11-16: L vs. [#31MW] Rashad Evans (21-6-1) via TKO (Punches) in 4:05 of round 1
2013-08-17: W vs. [#8LHW] Mauricio Rua (25-10-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 4:47 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Wanderlei Silva (2-1-0)
2013-03-03: W vs. [*] Brian Stann (12-6-0) via KO (Punches) in 4:08 of round 2
2012-06-23: L vs. [*] Rich Franklin (29-7-0) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
2011-11-19: W vs. [*] Cung Le (9-3-0) via TKO (Knees and Punches) in 4:49 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Chael Sonnen 154, Wanderlei Silva 1574
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 2 win(s) against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#21] Matt Mitrione (11-5-0) vs. [#29] Fedor Emelianenko (36-4-0)
Fedor Emelianenko is the All-Time #1 ranked Heavyweight and #4 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Matt Mitrione (2-1-0)
2016-07-16: W vs. [#58HW+] Oli Thompson (17-10-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:21 of round 2
2016-06-24: W vs. [#104HW+] Carl Seumanutafa (10-7-0) via KO (Punch) in 3:22 of round 1
2016-01-17: L vs. [#11HW+] Travis Browne (18-6-1) via TKO (Punches) in 4:09 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Fedor Emelianenko (3-0-0)
2016-06-17: W vs. [#91HW+] Fabio Maldonado (23-11-0) via MD (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
2015-12-31: W vs. [#272HW+] Jaideep Singh (2-2-0) via TKO (Submission to Punches) in 3:02 of round 1
2012-06-21: W vs. [*] Pedro Rizzo (20-11-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:24 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Matt Mitrione 343, Fedor Emelianenko 372
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#10] Lorenz Larkin (18-5-0) vs. [#15] Douglas Lima (28-6-0)
Douglas Lima is the All-Time #47 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Lorenz Larkin (2-1-0)
2016-08-20: W vs. [#9WW] Neil Magny (19-5-0) via in 4:08 of round 1
2016-05-29: W vs. [#5WW] Jorge Masvidal (32-12-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2016-01-02: L vs. [#43WW] Albert Tumenov (18-4-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Douglas Lima (2-1-0)
2016-11-10: W vs. [#19WW] Andrey Koreshkov (19-2-0) via in of round 3
2016-07-16: W vs. [#44WW] Paul Daley (39-15-2) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2015-07-17: L vs. [#19WW] Andrey Koreshkov (19-2-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 48-47)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Lorenz Larkin 308, Douglas Lima 226
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#6] Michael Chandler (16-3-0) vs. [#126] Brent Primus (7-0-0)
Michael Chandler is the All-Time #20 ranked Lightweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Michael Chandler (3-0-0)
2016-11-19: W vs. [#7LW] Ben Henderson (24-7-0) via SD (48-46, 48-47, 46-48)
2016-06-24: W vs. [#23LW] Patricky Freire (17-8-0) via KO (Punch) in 2:14 of round 1
2015-11-06: W vs. [#131WW] David Rickels (18-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:05 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Brent Primus (3-0-0)
2016-04-22: W vs. [#101LW] Gleristone Santos (33-6-0) via SD ()
2015-08-28: W vs. [#50LW] Derek Anderson (14-3-0) via SD (29-28, 29-27, 28-29)
2014-03-07: W vs. [#816WW] Chris Jones (10-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:45 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Michael Chandler 217, Brent Primus 428
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#506] Zach Freeman (8-2-0) vs. [NA] Aaron Pico (DEBUT)

Last 3 Fights: Zach Freeman (1-2-0)
2016-09-30: L vs. [#121LW] Thiago Moises (9-1-0) via UD ()
2015-03-06: W vs. [*] Zac Kelley (9-19-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:19 of round 1
2013-06-07: L vs. [#358WW] Jake Lindsey (12-7-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:31 of round 1

Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#3] Phil Davis (17-3-0) vs. [#5] Ryan Bader (22-5-0)
Phil Davis is the All-Time #19 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.
Ryan Bader is the All-Time #21 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Phil Davis (3-0-0)
2016-11-04: W vs. [#12LHW] Liam McGeary (12-2-0) via UD (50-45, 50-44, 50-43)
2016-05-14: W vs. [#13HW+] Muhammed Lawal (21-6-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
2015-09-19: W vs. [#30LHW] Francis Carmont (25-12-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:15 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Ryan Bader (2-1-0)
2016-11-19: W vs. [#11LHW] Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:51 of round 3
2016-09-03: W vs. [#16LHW] Ilir Latifi (12-5-0) via KO (Knee) in 2:06 of round 2
2016-01-30: L vs. [*] Anthony Johnson (22-6-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:26 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Phil Davis 232, Ryan Bader 217
Previous Match-up Record: Ryan Bader leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 5 win(s) against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#472] James Gallagher (6-0-0) vs. [#664] Chinzo Machida (5-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: James Gallagher (3-0-0)
2017-02-24: W vs. [#1225FW] Kirill Medvedovsky (9-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:53 of round 1
2016-12-16: W vs. [NA] Anthony Taylor (1-3-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:52 of round 3
2016-07-16: W vs. [#953FW] Mike Cutting (6-6-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Chinzo Machida (3-0-0)
2017-01-21: W vs. [#1219FW] Jamar Ocampo (3-1-0) via KO (Punch) in 3:48 of round 3
2016-08-26: W vs. [#1597FW] Mario Navarro (4-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:57 of round 1
2014-06-06: W vs. [#488LW] Dmitry Gerasimov (8-5-0) via UD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: James Gallagher 120, Chinzo Machida 154
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#212] Neiman Gracie (5-0-0) vs. [#1208] Dave Marfone (5-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Neiman Gracie (3-0-0)
2016-11-04: W vs. [#691WW] Rudy Bears (16-15-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:39 of round 1
2016-03-04: W vs. [*] Roger Carroll (16-14-0) via UD (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
2015-02-27: W vs. [#1563WW] Bobby Flynn (6-4-0) via Submission (Neck Crank) in 2:36 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Dave Marfone (2-1-0)
2017-02-18: L vs. [#454WW] Stephen Regman (6-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:54 of round 3
2016-10-15: W vs. [NA] Domenic Ruccolo (3-3-0) via UD ()
2015-10-31: W vs. [#789LW] Justin Bonitatis (4-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:23 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Neiman Gracie 232, Dave Marfone 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Flyweight (125)
[#132] Alice Yauger (4-5-0) vs. [NA] Heather Hardy (DEBUT)

Last 3 Fights: Alice Yauger (2-1-0)
2017-01-27: L vs. [#56FLY] Jessica Middleton (2-1-0) via UD (29-28, 30-26, 30-26)
2016-06-25: W vs. [NA] Roxanne Ceasear (0-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2016-02-27: W vs. [#94SW] Kathina Lowe (7-10-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#253LW] Ryan Couture (10-5-0) vs. [#1229] Haim Gozali (7-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Ryan Couture (1-2-0)
2016-10-21: L vs. [#69LW] Goiti Yamauchi (21-3-0) via in of round 1
2016-01-29: L vs. [#23LW] Patricky Freire (17-8-0) via in of round 1
2015-03-27: W vs. [#156WW] Dakota Cochrane (28-12-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:23 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Haim Gozali (2-1-0)
2016-11-10: W vs. [NA] Zane Clerk (0-1-0) via in of round 1
2012-09-15: W vs. [NA] Zdravko Zdravkov (0-1-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 0:33 of round 1
2012-05-26: L vs. [*] Rustam Bogatirev (12-7-0) via TKO (Retirement) in 5:00 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ryan Couture 246, Haim Gozali 226
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#1797] Jerome Mickle (2-1-0) vs. [#1891] Anthony Giacchina (1-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Jerome Mickle (2-1-0)
2017-02-24: W vs. [#1799LW] Sambet Naimanbayev (1-2-0) via MD ()
2016-11-18: W vs. [#1897LW] Nick Fiore (2-2-0) via in of round 1
2016-07-30: L vs. [#1510WW] Nick Alley (1-1-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 3:04 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Giacchina (1-1-0)
2016-11-04: L vs. [#1136LW] Connor Barry (3-1-0) via in of round 1
2015-08-14: W vs. [#1229WW] Gary Balletto Jr. (3-1-0) via UD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jerome Mickle 120, Anthony Giacchina 232
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (168)
[*] John Salgado (4-7-1) vs. [NA] Hugh McKenna (0-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: John Salgado (0-3-0)
2011-09-09: L vs. [*] Chris Liguori (15-10-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:12 of round 3
2011-06-11: L vs. [#51WW] Nordine Taleb (13-4-0) via KO (Head Kick) in 2:50 of round 1
2011-02-12: L vs. [*] Igor Gracie (5-4-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 3:04 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Hugh McKenna (0-1-0)
2017-02-24: L vs. [#1485WW] Wendell Sneed (2-1-0) via UD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: John Salgado 2115, Hugh McKenna 120
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (130)
[#317] Matt Rizzo (9-2-0) vs. [#370FLY] Sergio Da Silva (6-8-0)

Last 3 Fights: Matt Rizzo (2-0-0, 1 NC)
2015-07-25: NC vs. [#93FLY] Sean Santella (16-6-1)
2015-04-25: W vs. [#460FLY] Jake Grigson (5-7-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:24 of round 1
2015-01-23: W vs. [#397BW] Corey Simmons (7-9-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Sergio Da Silva (2-1-0)
2017-02-18: W vs. [#1219BW] Eddie Alvarez (2-2-0) via UD ()
2016-05-21: L vs. [#1122BW] Chris Piriz (4-4-0) via UD ()
2015-07-18: W vs. [#1114BW] Dwayne Holman Jr. (3-7-0) via SD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Matt Rizzo 700, Sergio Da Silva 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Matt Rizzo leads 1-0
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Lightweight (155)
[#254] Bradley Desir (9-5-0) vs. [*] Nate Grebb (3-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Bradley Desir (2-1-0)
2016-09-23: W vs. [#435LW] Julian Lane (11-7-1) via in 0:38 of round 2
2016-07-09: L vs. [#179LW] Joseph Lowry (6-0-0) via UD ()
2016-03-04: W vs. [#880FW] Eddie Lenoci (4-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:17 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Nate Grebb (2-1-0)
2013-10-26: W vs. [*] Cody Baker (1-1-0) via UD ()
2013-04-13: L vs. [*] Christian Leonard (6-8-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 2:11 of round 1
2012-10-20: W vs. [NA] Rubin Martinez (3-7-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 0:00 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Bradley Desir 274, Nate Grebb 1337
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Notes about the Fight Card
– Highest-rated fighter always listed first.
– A ‘*’ ranking suggests a fighter is inactive.
– An ‘NA’ ranking suggests the fighter is too low for a ranking or we do not have division info for them.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Phil Davis
Highest Stored DD Rating: Phil Davis
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Very Good [***½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Fair [**½]
Run Date: 2017-6-19