Round 1: Alfie Davis comes out throwing fast and flashy kicks. Tim Wilde meets him in the middle with high pressure attempting to land hands. He does just that with an impressive left hook, but Davis shakes it off. Tim continues to push forward going wild and landing some nice shots. Davis initiates a clinch against the fence and attempts a takedown. Wilde grabs the fence to prevent hitting the mat and is deducted a point. After the point deduction, Wilde is throwing big looking to land. At the end of the round, Wilde is going for the kill as Alfie keeps calm and uses his kicks.
Round 2: Similar to the first Davis is having success with his feet. Tim Wilde takes the centre and looks to impose himself on his opponent. Alfie lands the more flashy shots but Wilde has more power at the moment. Until Davis hits Tim with a nice spinning heel kick, but Tim took it well. Tim has his nose bloodied as Davis’ kicks are landing well.
Round 3: Following the pattern of the first two rounds this continues to be a striking battle. Wilde maintains the cage control as Davis circles and picks at him from the outer edges. Both men are trading nice shots and each man takes a turn dictating the pace. Wilde pushes strong to finish well, coming forward throwing plenty of heat. Each man had moments in what was a very close fight.
Now Moving to 14-4-1 Tim is now riding a three-fight unbeaten streak. With a treble of impressive performances back-to-back-to-back, the 34-year-old has big things in his future. In a Lightweight division stacked with talent, there won’t be a lack of options when it comes to finding a fight next time out. putting on a show against a fellow countryman in England should do great things for Wilde’s Bellator career.
Also moving to 14-4-1, Alfie put his last fight setback in the rearview mirror. Taking the fight to a top fighter like Tim Wilde sees his stock rise. Still only 30, he has plenty of room for growth and has shown improvements from his last fight. In a stacked Lightweight division there will be no shortage of suitors for the next time Alfie Davis steps foot in the Bellator cage.
Featured image credits to Lucas Noonan, Bellator MMA