Apr 06 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-5-0
SD 5

Score cards

  • 48-47
  • 49-46
  • 47-48
SD 5
31-10-0

The tape

28
Age
37
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBSUBSUBUD
Form
SDNCUDKOUD
23
Wins
31
5
By KO
17
22
KO%
55
14
By SUB
1
61
SUB%
3
5
Loses
10
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
28
Bouts
42
60
Rounds
114
4 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 37 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Brendan Allen vs Chris Curtis report

Who won Allen vs Curtis?

Brendan Allen beat Chris Curtis by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 6th April 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 48-47, 49-46, 48-47 in favor of the winner Brendan Allen.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Allen vs Curtis stats

Brendan Allen stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.

Chris Curtis made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Brendan Allen's UFC record stood at 12-2-0, while Chris Curtis' came in at 5-3-0.

The stats suggested Curtis had a massive power advantage over Allen, boasting a 55% knock out percentage over Allen's 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Allen had a massive advantage over Curtis, boasting a 61% submission rate over Curtis' 3%.

Brendan Allen was the younger man by 9 years, at 28 years old.

Allen had a height advantage of 4 inches over Curtis. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Allen was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 years and 1 month later than Curtis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 54 less professional rounds, 65 to Curtis' 119.

Allen vs Curtis form

Brendan Allen had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had won against Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Curtis had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Marc Andr Barriault at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, his fight against Nassourdine Imavov at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 ended in a no contest.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Joaquin Buckley at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Chris Curtis had been fighting more than Brendan Allen.

Going to this contest, Brendan Allen had last fought 7 months and 29 days ago, while Chris Curtis' last outing had been 5 months and 27 days ago.

Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Curtis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Allen vs Curtis?

Brendan Allen was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Chris Curtis made his way into the ring at 187/100 (+190) with oddsmakers.

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