Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Allen vs Curtis?
Chris Curtis beat Brendan Allen by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Curtis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Allen vs Curtis stats
Brendan Allen stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Chris Curtis made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Curtis had a large advantage in power over Allen, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Allen's 29%.
Brendan Allen was the younger man by 9 years, at 25 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 4 inches over Curtis. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Allen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 1 month later than Curtis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 45 to Curtis' 96.
Allen vs Curtis form
Brendan Allen had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Punahele Soriano at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Karl Roberson at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Kyle Daukaus at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Moses Murrietta at LFA 61 on 22nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their LFA Middleweight championship fight at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Curtis' last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.