Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Allen vs Roberson?
Brendan Allen beat Karl Roberson by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 261, on Saturday 24th April 2021 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
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 Roberson stats
Brendan Allen stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Karl Roberson made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Allen had advantage in power over Roberson, with a 33% knock out percentage over Roberson's 22%.
Brendan Allen was the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Roberson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Allen was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months later than Roberson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 45 to Roberson's 20.
Allen's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Roberson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.