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Who won Bajor vs Markes?
Szymon Bajor beat Ronny Markes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of PFL 2022 #8, on Saturday 13th August 2022 at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Szymon Bajor.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Bajor vs Markes stats
Szymon Bajor stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Ronny Markes made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Bajor had a slight advantage in power over Markes, with a 43% knock out percentage over Markes' 37%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bajor had an advantage over Markes, with a 43% submission rate over Markes' 26%.
Szymon Bajor was the same age as Ronny Markes, at 34 years old.
Bajor was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year and 3 months later than Markes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 61 to Markes' 58.
Bajor vs Markes form
Markes had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Said Sowma at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Linton Vassell at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Sigi Pesaleli at PFL 2019 #3 on 6th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
Before that, he had lost to Sean O Connell at PFL 2018 #2 on 21st June 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Chicago Theater, Chicago.
He had beat Smealinho Rama at PFL Daytona on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona.
Markes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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