Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Buday vs Collier?
Martin Buday beat Jake Collier by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Martin Buday.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Buday vs Collier stats
Martin Buday stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jake Collier made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Buday had a large advantage in power over Collier, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Collier's 38%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Collier had a large advantage over Buday, boosting at 31% submission rate over Buday's 9%.
Martin Buday was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Buday had a height advantage of 1 inch over Collier. Despite this, Collier had 1-inch reach advantage.
Buday was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 13 years earlier than Collier, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 26 to Collier's 46.
Buday's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Collier's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Buday vs Collier?
Martin Buday was a 3/4 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Jake Collier made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.