Ante Delija
Delija
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Apr 04 2024
Thursday

Boeing Center, San Antonio, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
24-5-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-3-0

The tape

33
Age
32
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOUDKO
Form
UDKONCUDUD
24
Wins
12
11
By KO
1
46
KO%
8
6
By SUB
3
25
SUB%
25
5
Loses
3
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2015
29
Bouts
16
52
Rounds
38
3 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 52 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
2
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Tapology
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Ante Delija vs Valentin Moldavsky report

Who won Delija vs Moldavsky?

Valentin Moldavsky beat Ante Delija by during the main event of PFL 1: 2024 Regular Season, on Thursday 4th April 2024 at Boeing Center in San Antonio.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Valentin Moldavsky.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Delija vs Moldavsky stats

Ante Delija stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Valentin Moldavsky made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Delija had a massive power advantage over Moldavsky, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Moldavsky's 8%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Delija and Moldavsky would have been pretty equal, both with a 25% submission rate.

Ante Delija was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Delija had a height advantage of 4 inches over Moldavsky. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Delija was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years earlier than Moldavsky, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 53 to Moldavsky's 39.

Delija vs Moldavsky form

Delija had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Maurice Greene at PFL 5 on 16th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Matheus Scheffel at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Renan Ferreira at PFL 2022 #8 on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beat Shelton Graves at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

He had defeated Matheus Scheffel at PFL 2022 #2 on 28th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

Valentin Moldavsky had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Steve Mowry at Bellator 298 – Storley vs. Ward on 11th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Linton Vassell at Bellator 292 on 10th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Steve Mowry at Bellator 284 on 12th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Before that, he had lost to Ryan Bader at Bellator 273 on 29th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Heavyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Phoenix.

He had won against Timothy Johnson at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ante Delija had been fighting more than Valentin Moldavsky.

Going to this contest, Ante Delija had last fought 9 months and 28 days ago, while Valentin Moldavsky's last outing had been 8 months and 2 days ago.

Delija's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Moldavsky's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Delija vs Moldavsky?

Ante Delija was a 6/5 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while Valentin Moldavsky made his way into the ring at 16/25 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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