Apr 14 2023
Friday

The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
17-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
15-3-0

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDSDUD
Form
MDUDKOUDKO
17
Wins
15
2
By KO
5
12
KO%
33
8
By SUB
5
47
SUB%
33
5
Loses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2013
22
Bouts
18
53
Rounds
40
3 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 51 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Olivier Aubin Mercier vs Shane Burgos report

Who won Aubin-Mercier vs Burgos?

Olivier Aubin Mercier beat Shane Burgos by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of PFL 3, on Friday 14th April 2023 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Olivier Aubin Mercier.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Aubin-Mercier vs Burgos stats

Olivier Aubin Mercier stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Shane Burgos made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Olivier Aubin Mercier's PFL record stood at 10-0-0, while Shane Burgos' came in at 1-2-0.

The stats suggested Burgos had a large advantage in power over Mercier, boasting a 33% knock out percentage over Mercier's 12%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mercier had an advantage over Burgos, with a 47% submission rate over Burgos' 33%.

Olivier Aubin Mercier was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Burgos had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mercier. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Mercier was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Burgos, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 66 to Burgos' 49.

Aubin-Mercier vs Burgos form

Mercier had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Stevie Ray at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Alex Martinez at PFL 2022 #7 on 5th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Raush Manfio at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he was victorious against Natan Schulte at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

He had won against Darrell Horcher at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Shane Burgos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Billy Quarantillo at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Edson Barboza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had been beaten by Josh Emmett at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Cub Swanson at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Olivier Aubin Mercier had been fighting more than Shane Burgos.

Going to this contest, Olivier Aubin Mercier had last fought 1 year, 6 months and 19 days ago, while Shane Burgos' last outing had been 1 year, 10 months and 28 days ago.

Mercier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Burgos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Aubin-Mercier vs Burgos?

Olivier Aubin Mercier was a 20/21 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Shane Burgos made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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