Nicolas Dalby
Dalby
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Jun 26 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Tim Means
Means
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19-3-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
31-12-0

The tape

39
Age
40
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74.4" / 189 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

Form
19
Wins
31
6
By KO
19
32
KO%
61
4
By SUB
5
21
SUB%
16
3
Loses
12
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
5
1
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2004
25
Bouts
45
68
Rounds
82
5 hours, 4 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Nicolas Dalby vs Tim Means report

Who won Dalby vs Means?

Tim Means beat Nicolas Dalby by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 30, on Saturday 26th June 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Tim Means.

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).

Dalby vs Means stats

Nicolas Dalby stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Tim Means made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 12 losses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Nicolas Dalby's UFC record stood at 7-3-1, while Tim Means' came in at 15-12-0.

The stats suggested Means had a large advantage in power over Dalby, boasting a 61% knock out percentage over Dalby's 32%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dalby had a slight advantage over Means, with a 21% submission rate over Means' 16%.

Nicolas Dalby was the younger man by 1 year, at 39 years old.

Means had a height advantage of 3 inches over Dalby. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Dalby was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 11 months later than Means, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 82 to Means' 95.

Dalby vs Means form

Dalby had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Previous to that, his fight against Ross Houston at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 ended in a no contest.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Alex Lohore at Cage Warriors 103 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at K.B Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Before that, he had defeated Philip Mulpeter at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.

He was victorious against Roberto Allegretti at Cage Warriors 96 on 1st September 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, England.

Tim Means had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mike Perry at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Niko Price at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night 121 on 18th November 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Before that, he had beaten Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 112 on 25th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, United States.

He had been defeated by Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 106 on 11th March 2017 by submission in the 2nd round at Olympic Training Center, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Nicolas Dalby had been fighting more than Tim Means.

Going to this contest, Nicolas Dalby had last fought 4 years, 7 months and 26 days ago, while Tim Means' last outing had been 3 years, 6 months and 3 days ago.

Dalby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Means' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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