Aug 23 2023
Wednesday

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

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-10-0
UD 3
UD 3
16-4-0

The tape

31
Age
33
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

KOUDSDUDUD
Form
UDUDMDUDKO
23
Wins
16
11
By KO
5
48
KO%
31
3
By SUB
5
13
SUB%
31
10
Loses
4
1
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2013
34
Bouts
20
78
Rounds
46
5 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 21 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Clay Collard vs Shane Burgos report

Who won Collard vs Burgos?

Clay Collard beat Shane Burgos by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of 2023 PFL Playoffs, on Wednesday 23rd August 2023 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Clay Collard.

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).

Collard vs Burgos stats

Clay Collard stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Shane Burgos made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

This was Clay Collard's 11th fight in the PFL, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021.

Clay Collard's PFL record stood at 7-4-0, while Shane Burgos' came in at 1-2-0.

The stats suggested Collard had an advantage in power over Burgos, with a 48% knock out percentage over Burgos' 31%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burgos had an advantage over Collard, with a 31% submission rate over Collard's 13%.

Clay Collard was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Burgos had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Collard was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Burgos, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 89 to Burgos' 49.

Collard vs Burgos form

Collard had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Stevie Ray at PFL 6 on 23rd June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Yamato Nishikawa 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 lost to Alex Martinez at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he had defeated Jeremy Stephens at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

He had been beaten by Raush Manfio 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 leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Yamato Nishikawa at PFL 6 on 23rd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Olivier Aubin Mercier 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 won against 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.

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

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

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Clay Collard had been fighting more than Shane Burgos.

Going to this contest, Clay Collard had last fought 10 months and 24 days ago, while Shane Burgos' last outing had been 10 months and 24 days ago.

Collard's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 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 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 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 Collard vs Burgos?

Clay Collard was a 21/20 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Shane Burgos made his way into the ring at 7/10 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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