Apr 20 2022
Wednesday

Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Jeremy Stephens
Stephens
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20-9-0
UD 3
UD 3
28-19-0

The tape

31
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDUDKO
Form
SUBKOUDNCUD
20
Wins
28
10
By KO
19
50
KO%
68
3
By SUB
2
15
SUB%
7
9
Loses
19
1
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2005
30
Bouts
48
67
Rounds
105
4 hours, 51 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 22 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 Jeremy Stephens report

Who won Collard vs Stephens?

Clay Collard beat Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of PFL 2022 #1, on Wednesday 20th April 2022 at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington.

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 Stephens stats

Clay Collard stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Jeremy Stephens made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Clay Collard's 12th fight in the PFL, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021.

Clay Collard's PFL record stood at 7-5-0, while Jeremy Stephens' came in at 1-2-0.

The stats suggested Stephens had an advantage in power over Collard, with a 68% knock out percentage over Collard's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Collard had a slight advantage over Stephens, with a 15% submission rate over Stephens' 7%.

Clay Collard was the younger man by 7 years, at 31 years old.

Collard had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stephens. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Collard was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 years and 2 months later than Stephens, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 92 to Stephens' 113.

Collard vs Stephens form

Stephens had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, his fight against Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 ended in a no contest.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Josh Emmett at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Doo Ho Choi at UFC Fight Night 124 on 14th January 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scottrade Center, St. Louis.

He had defeated Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Activity check

Collard's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Stephens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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