Fight Matrix Program – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. Macdonald (09-29-2018)

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Middleweight (185)
[#4] Gegard Mousasi (44-6-2, -245) vs. [#8WW] Rory MacDonald (20-4-0, +197)
Gegard Mousasi is the All-Time #10 ranked Middleweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Gegard Mousasi (3-0-0)
2018-05-25: W vs. [#19MW] Rafael Carvalho (15-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:35 of round 1
2017-10-20: W vs. [#30MW] Alexander Shlemenko (56-11-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-04-08: W vs. [#8MW] Chris Weidman (14-3-0) via TKO (Knees) in 3:13 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Rory MacDonald (2-1-0)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#16WW] Douglas Lima (29-7-0) via UD (49-45, 48-47, 49-46)
2017-05-19: W vs. [#23WW] Paul Daley (40-16-2) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:45 of round 2
2016-06-18: L vs. [#5WW] Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 48-47)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Gegard Mousasi – Win%: 67.83
Elo Favorite (Standard): Gegard Mousasi (2235.72) [+116.19] – Win%: 62.97
Elo Favorite (Modified): Gegard Mousasi (2230.26) [+113.61] – Win%: 62.19
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Gegard Mousasi 127, Rory MacDonald 252
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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Heavyweight (265)
[#37] Quinton Jackson (37-13-0) vs. [*] Wanderlei Silva (35-13-1)
Quinton Jackson is the All-Time #29 ranked Absolute fighter.
Wanderlei Silva is the All-Time #17 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Quinton Jackson (1-2-0)
2018-01-20: L vs. [#24HW+] Chael Sonnen (30-15-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-03-31: L vs. [#18HW+] Muhammed Lawal (21-7-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2016-06-24: W vs. [#44HW+] Satoshi Ishii (16-8-1) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Wanderlei Silva (1-2-0)
2017-06-24: L vs. [#24HW+] Chael Sonnen (30-15-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
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)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Quinton Jackson (1724.53) [+76.70] – Win%: 58.67
Elo Favorite (Modified): Quinton Jackson (1720.15) [+45.50] – Win%: 54.96
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Quinton Jackson 252, Wanderlei Silva 462
Previous Match-up Record: Wanderlei Silva leads 2-1-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Wanderlei Silva leads 9-7
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Welterweight (170)
[#16] Douglas Lima (29-7-0) vs. [#19] Andrey Koreshkov (21-2-0)
Douglas Lima is the All-Time #39 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Douglas Lima (2-1-0)
2018-01-20: L vs. [#8WW] Rory MacDonald (20-4-0) via UD (49-45, 48-47, 49-46)
2017-06-24: W vs. [#20WW] Lorenz Larkin (19-7-0) via UD (50-45, 48-47, 48-47)
2016-11-10: W vs. [#19WW] Andrey Koreshkov (21-2-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:21 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Andrey Koreshkov (2-1-0)
2018-07-14: W vs. [#531WW] Vaso Bakocevic (33-18-1) via KO (Spinning Back Kick) in 1:06 of round 1
2017-08-25: W vs. [#40MW] Chidi Njokuani (18-5-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 4:08 of round 1
2016-11-10: L vs. [#16WW] Douglas Lima (29-7-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:21 of round 3

Elo Favorite (Standard): Andrey Koreshkov (2025.57) [+15.50] – Win%: 51.77
Elo Favorite (Modified): Andrey Koreshkov (2011.95) [+0.84] – Win%: 50.09
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Douglas Lima 252, Andrey Koreshkov 77
Previous Match-up Record: Even: 1-1-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#18BW] Leandro Higo (18-4-0) vs. [#181] Aaron Pico (3-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Leandro Higo (1-2-0)
2018-03-02: L vs. [#20FW] Darrion Caldwell (13-1-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 2:36 of round 1
2017-10-06: W vs. [#16BW] Joe Taimanglo (24-8-1) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-04-14: L vs. [#15BW] Eduardo Dantas (20-6-0) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Aaron Pico (3-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#451FW] Lee Morrison (19-9-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:10 of round 1
2018-01-20: W vs. [#973FW] Shane Kruchten (12-4-0) via KO (Punch to the Body) in 0:37 of round 1
2017-09-23: W vs. [#932FW] Justin Linn (7-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 3:45 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Leandro Higo (1678.73) [+316.09] – Win%: 80.91
Elo Favorite (Modified): Leandro Higo (1718.88) [+240.35] – Win%: 74.12
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Leandro Higo 211, Aaron Pico 140
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 Strawweight (115)
[#82] Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (2-0-0) vs. [*] Dakota Zimmerman (1-0-0)

Last 3 Fights: Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (2-0-0)
2018-06-29: W vs. [#173SW] Tiani Valle (1-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:46 of round 1
2016-11-19: W vs. [#41AW] Sheila Padilla (3-2-0) via TKO in of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Dakota Zimmerman (1-0-0)
2015-06-06: W vs. [NA] Michelle Swasho (0-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:29 of round 3

Elo Favorite (Standard): Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (1195.36) [+110.36] – Win%: 62.34
Elo Favorite (Modified): Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez (1320.22) [+182.72] – Win%: 68.99
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez 92, Dakota Zimmerman 1211
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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Featherweight (145)
[#1037] Jacob Ycaro (1-0-0) vs. [#1190] Ignacio Ortiz (1-0-0)

Last 3 Fights: Jacob Ycaro (1-0-0)
2018-07-21: W vs. [#1445FW] Diamond Templeton (1-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:56 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Ignacio Ortiz (1-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#1839FW] Matt Aragoni (1-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:57 of round 3

Elo Favorite (Standard): Ignacio Ortiz (1110.02) [+8.22] – Win%: 50.94
Elo Favorite (Modified): Ignacio Ortiz (1205.77) [+15.70] – Win%: 51.72
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jacob Ycaro 70, Ignacio Ortiz 140
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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Middleweight (185)
[#1635WW] Abraham Vaesau (3-2-0) vs. [#1007] DeMarco Villalona (2-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Abraham Vaesau (1-1-0, 1 NC)
2018-07-21: L vs. [#1176WW] Jamario Mulder (2-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:33 of round 1
2018-03-24: W vs. [NA] Neale Johnson (0-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:09 of round 1
2017-11-18: NC vs. [#982LW] Art Hernandez (4-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: DeMarco Villalona (1-2-0)
2017-11-18: W vs. [NA] Wesley McCracken (0-2-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 0:02 of round 2
2016-02-06: L vs. [#903WW] David Douglas (10-9-0) via TKO in of round 1
2015-09-19: L vs. [#405MW] Brandon Hester (4-1-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 3:06 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): DeMarco Villalona (983.17) [+16.33] – Win%: 51.86
Elo Favorite (Modified): Abraham Vaesau (976.77) [+2.11] – Win%: 50.23
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Abraham Vaesau 70, DeMarco Villalona 315
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 Featherweight (145)
[#6] Arlene Blencowe (10-7-0) vs. [#17] Amber Leibrock (3-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Arlene Blencowe (2-1-0)
2017-12-01: L vs. [#3FW/#8DD] Julia Budd (12-2-0) via SD (47-48, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-08-25: W vs. [#14FW] Sinead Kavanagh (5-2-0) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
2017-04-15: W vs. [#58BW] Rhiannon Thompson (5-3-0) via TKO in of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Amber Leibrock (2-1-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#49FW] Janay Harding (3-4-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
2016-09-23: W vs. [#53FW] Amy Coleman (2-2-0) via TKO (Knees and Punches) in 3:15 of round 1
2016-01-16: L vs. [#4FW] Megan Anderson (8-3-0) via TKO (Knees and Punches) in 2:33 of round 3

Elo Favorite (Standard): Arlene Blencowe (1353.46) [+148.23] – Win%: 66.31
Elo Favorite (Modified): Arlene Blencowe (1394.75) [+105.46] – Win%: 61.34
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Arlene Blencowe 302, Amber Leibrock 140
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Lightweight (160)
[#80] Adam Piccolotti (10-2-0) vs. [#145WW] James Terry (20-9-0)

Last 3 Fights: Adam Piccolotti (1-2-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#208LW] Carrington Banks (7-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:41 of round 3
2017-12-01: L vs. [#194WW] David Rickels (19-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-09-23: L vs. [#52LW] Goiti Yamauchi (22-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:19 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: James Terry (3-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#490WW] Danasabe Mohammed (5-2-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
2017-02-18: W vs. [*] J.C. Llamas (8-7-0) via TUD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2016-11-19: W vs. [#950WW] Justin Baesman (18-20-1) via UD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Adam Piccolotti (1607.36) [+68.52] – Win%: 57.76
Elo Favorite (Modified): Adam Piccolotti (1630.68) [+42.71] – Win%: 54.66
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Adam Piccolotti 140, James Terry 140
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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Featherweight (145)
[#1228] Gaston Bolanos (3-1-0) vs. [#1946LW] Ysidro Gutierrez (4-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Gaston Bolanos (2-1-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [NA] Malcolm Hill (3-5-0) via TKO (Leg Kicks) in 2:54 of round 1
2017-12-01: W vs. [NA] Rick Gutierrez (0-3-0) via KO (Spinning Back Elbow) in 1:12 of round 1
2017-09-23: L vs. [#438FW] Brandon Laroco (4-1-0) via Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) in 2:16 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Ysidro Gutierrez (2-1-0)
2018-07-21: W vs. [NA] Brandon Faumui (4-3-0) via SD ()
2018-03-29: L vs. [#1445FW] Diamond Templeton (1-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:12 of round 1
2017-11-02: W vs. [#982LW] Art Hernandez (4-1-0) via UD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Gaston Bolanos (1108.39) [+5.00] – Win%: 50.57
Elo Favorite (Modified): Gaston Bolanos (1077.84) [+12.76] – Win%: 51.40
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Gaston Bolanos 140, Ysidro Gutierrez 70
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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Featherweight (145)
[#271] Jeremiah Labiano (11-6-0) vs. [*] Justin Smitley (10-7-1)

Last 3 Fights: Jeremiah Labiano (2-1-0)
2017-11-16: L vs. [#96FW] Noad Lahat (12-4-0) via UD ()
2017-06-24: W vs. [#415BW] Stephen Cervantes (7-5-0) via UD ()
2016-11-19: W vs. [#722FW] Vince Murdock (10-5-0) via UD ()

Last 3 Fights: Justin Smitley (2-0-1)
2016-01-29: W vs. [#743LW] Art Arciniega (16-7-0) via UD ()
2013-08-03: W vs. [*] Justin Farmer (3-3-0) via UD ()
2013-03-02: D vs. [#229FW] Adrian Diaz (11-7-1) via Majority Draw in 5:00 of round 3

Elo Favorite (Standard): Justin Smitley (1380.92) [+34.05] – Win%: 53.88
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jeremiah Labiano (1390.81) [+29.48] – Win%: 53.22
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jeremiah Labiano 317, Justin Smitley 974
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#519] Josh San Diego (7-4-0) vs. [#561] Joe Neal (6-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Josh San Diego (0-3-0)
2018-05-12: L vs. [#312BW] Nohelin Hernandez (8-2-0) via UD ()
2016-11-12: L vs. [*] Shawn Bunch (7-3-0) via UD ()
2016-08-04: L vs. [#97BW] Kyle Reyes (13-5-0) via Submission (Brabo Choke) in 1:49 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Joe Neal (1-2-0)
2018-03-29: L vs. [#312BW] Nohelin Hernandez (8-2-0) via SD ()
2017-05-18: W vs. [*] Alex Rojas (4-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:35 of round 2
2016-02-18: L vs. [#377BW] Rolando Velasco (13-5-1) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 49-47)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Joe Neal (1168.14) [+17.82] – Win%: 52.03
Elo Favorite (Modified): Joe Neal (1271.08) [+97.19] – Win%: 60.48
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Josh San Diego 140, Joe Neal 184
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[NA] Chuck Campbell (DEBUT) vs. [NA] Joseph Ramirez (1-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Joseph Ramirez (1-1-0)
2017-11-18: W vs. [NA] Richard Rigmaden (3-12-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:49 of round 1
2016-08-04: L vs. [#292HW+] Mitchell Sipe (4-1-0) via TKO (Elbows and Punches) in 2:29 of round 1

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Lightweight (155)
[*] Anthony Figueroa (11-8-1) vs. [NA] Samuel Romero (0-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Figueroa (2-1-0)
2017-03-10: W vs. [*] Eloy Garza (6-6-0) via SD ()
2015-02-05: L vs. [#11FLY] Alex Perez (21-4-0) via UD ()
2014-11-06: W vs. [*] Luis Gonzalez (5-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Samuel Romero (0-1-0)
2018-07-21: L vs. [NA] Brandon Olson (1-0-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:38 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Anthony Figueroa 568, Samuel Romero 70
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 (135)
[#1080] Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez (2-0-0) vs. [#1594] Khai Wu (2-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez (2-0-0)
2017-08-05: W vs. [NA] Chris Inocencio (0-1-0) via KO in 1:01 of round 1
2016-11-12: W vs. [#438FW] Brandon Laroco (4-1-0) via UD ()

Last 3 Fights: Khai Wu (2-1-0)
2018-07-07: W vs. [NA] Yuki Tashiro (1-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:05 of round 1
2018-05-12: L vs. [#1015BW] Cass Bell (1-0-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:27 of round 2
2018-02-03: W vs. [NA] Masatoshi Okuno (0-5-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:00 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez (1165.37) [+177.40] – Win%: 69.22
Elo Favorite (Modified): Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez (1258.47) [+285.21] – Win%: 77.71
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez 420, Khai Wu 84
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)
[#490WW] Danasabe Mohammed (5-2-0) vs. [#572] Salvador Becerra (6-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Danasabe Mohammed (1-2-0)
2018-05-12: L vs. [#145WW] James Terry (20-9-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
2016-11-19: L vs. [#212WW] Dwight Grant (8-1-0) via UD ()
2016-05-14: W vs. [*] Martin Sano (4-2-1) via TKO (Punches) in 1:18 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Salvador Becerra (2-1-0)
2017-08-03: W vs. [#1114LW] Robby Ostovich (5-5-1) via TKO (Elbows) in 3:04 of round 1
2017-02-02: W vs. [*] Nick Bustamante (5-3-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2
2015-10-10: L vs. [#793LW] Danny Ramirez (6-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:44 of round 2

Elo Favorite (Standard): Salvador Becerra (1264.76) [+15.70] – Win%: 51.79
Elo Favorite (Modified): Danasabe Mohammed (1320.18) [+24.33] – Win%: 52.66
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Danasabe Mohammed 140, Salvador Becerra 422
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 (135)
[#1015] Cass Bell (1-0-0) vs. [#1101] Ty Costa (4-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Cass Bell (1-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#1594BW] Khai Wu (2-1-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:27 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Ty Costa (2-1-0)
2018-07-21: W vs. [NA] Christian Espinosa (3-4-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2
2016-11-05: L vs. [#553FW] Matt Wagy (11-5-0) via UD ()
2015-10-10: W vs. [NA] Sam Stevens-Milo (3-10-0) via UD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Cass Bell (1091.77) [+15.32] – Win%: 51.75
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cass Bell (1154.33) [+108.61] – Win%: 61.67
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Cass Bell 140, Ty Costa 70
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.
– The Elo Favorite rating info includes any considered fight-specific advantages, such as home advantage.
– The Elo Win% is approximate and includes the favorites probability share of a draw occurring.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Gegard Mousasi
Highest Stored DD Rating: Gegard Mousasi
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Outstanding [****½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Fair [**½]
Run Date: 2018-9-23


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