Aug 23 2023
Wednesday

The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Bruno Miranda
Miranda
Brazil flag
19-5-0
KO 2
KO 2
16-3-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDKOUDUD
Form
SDUDKOKOKO
19
Wins
16
3
By KO
9
16
KO%
56
8
By SUB
2
42
SUB%
13
5
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
N/A
24
Bouts
19
59
Rounds
38
4 hours, 21 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 41 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Tapology
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Olivier Aubin Mercier vs Bruno Miranda report

Who won Aubin-Mercier vs Miranda?

Olivier Aubin Mercier beat Bruno Miranda by knockout in the 2nd round during the co-main event of 2023 PFL Playoffs, on Wednesday 23rd August 2023 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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 Miranda stats

Olivier Aubin Mercier stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Bruno Miranda made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Bruno Miranda marked his 6th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Olivier Aubin Mercier's PFL record stood at 10-0-0, while Bruno Miranda's came in at 4-2-0.

The stats suggested Miranda had a massive power advantage over Mercier, boasting a 56% knock out percentage over Mercier's 16%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mercier had a large advantage over Miranda, boasting a 42% submission rate over Miranda's 13%.

Olivier Aubin Mercier was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Mercier was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 12 years and 8 months later than Miranda, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 66 to Miranda's 45.

Aubin-Mercier vs Miranda form

Mercier had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Anthony Romero at PFL 6 on 23rd June 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Shane Burgos at PFL 3 on 14th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he was victorious against 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.

He had won against Raush Manfio at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Activity check

Mercier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Miranda's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Aubin-Mercier vs Miranda?

Olivier Aubin Mercier was a 2/11 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Bruno Miranda made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.

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