Fight Matrix Program – Bellator 208: Fedor vs. Sonnen (10-13-2018)

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Heavyweight (265)
[#22] Chael Sonnen (30-15-1, +206) vs. [#26] Fedor Emelianenko (37-5-0, -258)
Fedor Emelianenko is the All-Time #1 ranked Heavyweight and #4 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Chael Sonnen (2-1-0)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#37HW+] Quinton Jackson (38-13-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-06-24: W vs. [#173HW+] Wanderlei Silva (35-14-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
2017-01-21: L vs. [*] Tito Ortiz (20-12-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:03 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Fedor Emelianenko (2-1-0)
2018-04-28: W vs. [#51HW+] Frank Mir (18-12-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:48 of round 1
2017-06-24: L vs. [#13HW+] Matt Mitrione (13-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:14 of round 1
2016-06-17: W vs. [#36LHW] Fabio Maldonado (24-12-0) via MD (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Fedor Emelianenko – Win%: 68.80
Elo Favorite (Standard): Chael Sonnen (1932.16) [+68.13] – Win%: 57.72
Elo Favorite (Modified): Chael Sonnen (1932.04) [+47.09] – Win%: 55.14
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Chael Sonnen 266, Fedor Emelianenko 168
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Fedor Emelianenko leads 1-0
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Lightweight (155)
[#11] Ben Henderson (25-8-0) vs. [#39] Saad Awad (23-9-0)
Ben Henderson is the All-Time #3 ranked Lightweight and #28 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Ben Henderson (1-2-0)
2018-04-06: W vs. [#272LW] Roger Huerta (24-11-1) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:49 of round 2
2017-09-23: L vs. [#7LW] Patricky Freire (20-8-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2016-11-19: L vs. [#15LW] Michael Chandler (18-4-0) via SD (48-46, 48-47, 46-48)

Last 3 Fights: Saad Awad (3-0-0)
2018-06-29: W vs. [#301WW] Ryan Couture (11-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:29 of round 1
2018-01-26: W vs. [#143LW] J.J. Ambrose (29-8-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-03: W vs. [#446LW] Zach Freeman (9-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:07 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Ben Henderson (1841.60) [+89.73] – Win%: 60.11
Elo Favorite (Modified): Ben Henderson (1911.34) [+152.74] – Win%: 66.12
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ben Henderson 190, Saad Awad 106
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)
[#15] Cheick Kongo (28-10-2) vs. [#43] Timothy Johnson (12-4-0)

Last 3 Fights: Cheick Kongo (3-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#46HW+] Javy Ayala (10-7-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:29 of round 1
2017-05-19: W vs. [#45HW+] Augusto Sakai (12-1-1) via SD ()
2017-02-18: W vs. [#74HW+] Oli Thompson (18-10-0) via UD (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)

Last 3 Fights: Timothy Johnson (2-1-0)
2018-02-03: W vs. [#182HW+] Marcelo Golm (6-1-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
2017-07-22: L vs. [#42HW+] Junior Albini (14-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:51 of round 1
2017-03-18: W vs. [#48HW+] Daniel Omielanczuk (20-9-1) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Cheick Kongo (1873.85) [+271.84] – Win%: 77.59
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cheick Kongo (1835.19) [+194.40] – Win%: 70.08
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Cheick Kongo 154, Timothy Johnson 252
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Cheick Kongo leads 1-0
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Middleweight (185)
[#28] Alexander Shlemenko (56-11-0) vs. [#44] Anatoly Tokov (26-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Alexander Shlemenko (1-2-0)
2018-06-01: L vs. [#21MW] Bruno Silva (18-6-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:54 of round 1
2017-10-20: L vs. [#4MW] Gegard Mousasi (45-6-2) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-06-01: W vs. [#49LHW] Brandon Halsey (11-4-0) via TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) in 0:25 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Anatoly Tokov (2-1-0)
2018-05-25: W vs. [#257MW] Vladimir Filipovic (10-3-0) via Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:56 of round 1
2017-02-18: W vs. [*] Francisco France (13-5-1) via TKO (Punches) in 2:24 of round 2
2016-12-09: L vs. [#18WW] Ramazan Emeev (18-3-0) via MD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Anatoly Tokov (1793.75) [+6.82] – Win%: 50.78
Elo Favorite (Modified): Anatoly Tokov (1833.60) [+23.27] – Win%: 52.55
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Alexander Shlemenko 134, Anatoly Tokov 141
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)
[#33] Henry Corrales (15-3-0) vs. [#147] Andy Main (12-3-1)

Last 3 Fights: Henry Corrales (3-0-0)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#34FW] Georgi Karakhanyan (28-8-1) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-08-25: W vs. [#94FW] Noad Lahat (12-4-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-01-21: W vs. [*] Cody Bollinger (19-7-0) via KO (Punch to the Body) in 4:28 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Andy Main (2-1-0)
2018-09-14: W vs. [#290FW] Saul Almeida (19-11-0) via UD ()
2017-02-11: L vs. [*] Chang Hyun Kim (18-11-0) via UD ()
2015-10-04: W vs. [*] Nam Phan (21-17-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 1:18 of round 4

Elo Favorite (Standard): Henry Corrales (1725.62) [+253.59] – Win%: 76.11
Elo Favorite (Modified): Henry Corrales (1741.92) [+235.12] – Win%: 73.68
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Henry Corrales 266, Andy Main 29
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)
[#530] Tommy Espinosa (5-1-0) vs. [*] Sukhrob Aydarbekov (7-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Tommy Espinosa (3-0-0)
2018-03-02: W vs. [#553FLY] William Elliott (3-1-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:20 of round 1
2017-10-28: W vs. [NA] Eddie Alvarez (2-4-0) via TKO (Corner Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2
2017-09-30: W vs. [#543FLY] Federico Vento (2-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:36 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Sukhrob Aydarbekov (2-1-0)
2017-02-24: L vs. [#57BW] Merab Dvalishvili (8-4-0) via SUB in 4:14 of round 2
2016-09-23: W vs. [NA] OBrayan Ramirez (0-3-0) via TKO in 0:15 of round 1
2016-06-03: W vs. [*] Andrew Aguilar (3-5-0) via SD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Tommy Espinosa (1278.53) [+127.60] – Win%: 64.17
Elo Favorite (Modified): Tommy Espinosa (1326.95) [+179.14] – Win%: 68.66
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Tommy Espinosa 225, Sukhrob Aydarbekov 596
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)
[#325] Frank Buenafuente (9-4-0) vs. [#898] James Gonzalez (4-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Frank Buenafuente (2-1-0)
2018-06-08: W vs. [#1079FW] Mike Lawrence (6-4-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 2:23 of round 1
2017-11-03: W vs. [#812FW] Francis Healy (7-5-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-02-24: L vs. [#78FW] Julio Arce (15-2-0) via SUB in 3:59 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: James Gonzalez (1-2-0)
2018-06-08: L vs. [#104FW] Bill Algeo (11-3-0) via UD ()
2017-09-15: L vs. [#144LW] Michael Trizano (7-0-0) via UD ()
2017-06-02: W vs. [#1079FW] Mike Lawrence (6-4-0) via UD ()

Elo Favorite (Standard): Frank Buenafuente (1365.02) [+201.53] – Win%: 71.52
Elo Favorite (Modified): Frank Buenafuente (1402.56) [+167.10] – Win%: 67.51
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Frank Buenafuente 127, James Gonzalez 127
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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Middleweight (185)
[NA] Eric Olsen (0-4-0) vs. [NA] Jeremy Puglia (0-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Eric Olsen (0-3-0)
2007-09-16: L vs. [*] Fernando Arreola (4-7-1) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:46 of round 1
2007-07-14: L vs. [NA] Jason Drake (4-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:19 of round 1
2007-05-20: L vs. [NA] Jared Williams (2-4-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 0:33 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Jeremy Puglia (0-1-0)
2018-06-15: L vs. [#1804WW] Toby Oden (3-2-0) via UD ()

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Eric Olsen 4045, Jeremy Puglia 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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Welterweight (170)
[NA] Andrews Rodriguez (DEBUT) vs. [NA] Michael DiOrio (1-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Michael DiOrio (1-2-0)
2018-05-12: L vs. [#1746WW] Ashton Nemdhari (2-0-0) via SD ()
2018-02-17: L vs. [#270MW] Erik Herbert (8-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:57 of round 2
2017-06-10: W vs. [NA] Sean Evans (1-3-0) via SD ()

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Bantamweight (135)
[NA] Christian Medina (0-1-0) vs. [NA] Zarrukh Adashev (0-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Christian Medina (0-1-0)
2017-05-13: L vs. [#530BW] Tommy Espinosa (5-1-0) via TKO in 0:48 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Zarrukh Adashev (0-1-0)
2015-06-05: L vs. [*] Cody Mooney (3-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:44 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Christian Medina 518, Zarrukh Adashev 1226
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)
[NA] Dennis Buzukia (DEBUT) vs. [NA] Ryan Castro (0-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Ryan Castro (0-1-0)
2018-04-06: L vs. [#814MW] Pat Casey (3-0-0) via UD ()

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Welterweight (170)
[NA] Peter Nascimento (0-1-0) vs. [NA] Robson Gracie Jr. (DEBUT)

Last 3 Fights: Peter Nascimento (0-1-0)
2018-02-16: L vs. [#1455WW] Kastriot Xhema (2-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:52 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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Lightweight (155)
[#1292] Jerome Mickle (3-6-0) vs. [NA] Nick Fiore (2-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Jerome Mickle (1-2-0)
2018-06-08: L vs. [#265LW] Frankie Perez (11-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:39 of round 1
2018-04-14: L vs. [#543WW] Bassil Hafez (4-1-1) via Submission (Kimura) in 1:01 of round 1
2018-03-02: W vs. [#1489LW] Gilbert Patrocinio (7-2-0) via KO (Punch) in 0:54 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Nick Fiore (1-2-0)
2018-03-02: L vs. [#1385LW] Nick Rodrigues (1-1-0) via UD ()
2017-02-24: W vs. [NA] Travis Foster (2-7-0) via UD ()
2016-11-18: L vs. [#1292LW] Jerome Mickle (3-6-0) via TKO in ? of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jerome Mickle 127, Nick Fiore 225
Previous Match-up Record: Jerome Mickle leads 1-0-0
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: Ben Henderson
Highest Stored DD Rating: Ben Henderson
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Ben Henderson vs. Saad Awad
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Ben Henderson vs. Saad Awad
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Outstanding [****½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Very Low [*½]
Run Date: 2018-10-9


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