Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Elkins vs Minner?
Darren Elkins beat Darrick Minner by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 32, on Saturday 24th July 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Darren Elkins.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Elkins vs Minner stats
Darren Elkins stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Darrick Minner made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 22 by submission.
The stats suggested Elkins had a large advantage in power over Minner, boasting at 32% knock out percentage over Minner's 4%.
Darren Elkins was the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.
Elkins had a height advantage of 3 inches over Minner. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Elkins was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Minner, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 78 to Minner's 54.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Darrick Minner had been fighting more than Darren Elkins.
Going to this contest, Darren Elkins had last fought 2 years, 8 months and 19 days ago, while Darrick Minner's last outing had been 5 months and 16 days ago.
Elkins' last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Minner's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.