Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Duraev vs Kopylov?
Albert Duraev beat Roman Kopylov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Albert Duraev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Duraev vs Kopylov stats
Albert Duraev stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Roman Kopylov made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kopylov had a massive power advantage over Duraev, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Duraev's 21%.
Albert Duraev was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Kopylov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Duraev. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Duraev was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Kopylov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 36 to Kopylov's 28.