Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Dalby vs Silva?
Nicolas Dalby beat Claudio Silva by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Nicolas Dalby.
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 Silva stats
Nicolas Dalby stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Claudio Silva made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Dalby had advantage in power over Silva, with a 32% knock out percentage over Silva's 14%.
Nicolas Dalby was the younger man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Dalby had 3-inch reach advantage.
Dalby was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 3 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 74 to Silva's 32.
Dalby vs Silva form
Dalby had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tim Means at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ross Houston at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in the 5th round in their Cage Warriors Welterweight championship fight at Eventim Apollo, London, England.
Before that, he had beat Alex Lohore at Cage Warriors 103 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at K.B Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
He had won against Philip Mulpeter at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Dalby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Silva's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.