May 06 2022
Friday

Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Carlos Leal
Leal
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24-7-0
UD 3
UD 3
16-3-0

The tape

31
Age
31
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDUDSUBKO
Form
SDKOUDKOSUB
24
Wins
16
15
By KO
6
63
KO%
38
7
By SUB
2
29
SUB%
13
7
Loses
3
2
Stopped
0
4
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
N/A
32
Bouts
19
48
Rounds
38
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 41 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Ray Cooper vs Carlos Leal report

Who won Cooper vs Leal?

Carlos Leal beat Ray Cooper by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of PFL 2022 #3, on Friday 6th May 2022 at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Carlos Leal.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Cooper vs Leal stats

Ray Cooper stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Carlos Leal made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Carlos Leal marked his 7th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Ray Cooper's PFL record stood at 12-5-1, while Carlos Leal's came in at 5-2-0.

The stats suggested Cooper had a large advantage in power over Leal, boasting a 63% knock out percentage over Leal's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cooper had an advantage over Leal, with a 29% submission rate over Leal's 13%.

Ray Cooper was the same age as Carlos Leal, at 31 years old.

Leal had a height advantage of 4 inches over Cooper.

Cooper was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 12 years later than Leal, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 57 to Leal's 52.

Cooper vs Leal form

Cooper had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2021 #10 on 27th October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Rory MacDonald at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Before that, he was victorious against Jason Ponet at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

He had won against David Michaud at PFL 2019 #10 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Activity check

Cooper's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Leal's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cooper vs Leal?

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