Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Cirkunov vs Jotko?
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).
Cirkunov vs Jotko stats
Misha Cirkunov stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Krzysztof Jotko made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cirkunov had a slight advantage in power over Jotko, with a 33% knock out percentage over Jotko's 27%.
Misha Cirkunov was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Cirkunov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jotko. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cirkunov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 months earlier than Jotko, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 32 to Jotko's 68.
Cirkunov vs Jotko form
Krzysztof Jotko had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marc Andr Barriault at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Before that, he had won against Alen Amedovski at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
He had been beaten by David Branch at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at American Airlines Center, Dallas, United States.
Cirkunov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Jotko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.