Aug 18 2023
Friday

The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Maurice Greene
Greene
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10-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
11-8-0

The tape

34
Age
37
6' 10" / 208 cm
Height
6' 7" / 201 cm
83.5" / 212 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm

Tape record

KOUDKONCKO
Form
UDKOUDSUBUD
10
Wins
11
8
By KO
3
80
KO%
27
1
By SUB
6
10
SUB%
55
4
Loses
8
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2012
16
Bouts
19
25
Rounds
40
1 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Renan Ferreira vs Maurice Greene report

Who won Ferreira vs Greene?

Renan Ferreira beat Maurice Greene by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of PFL Playoffs, on Friday 18th August 2023 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Ferreira vs Greene stats

Renan Ferreira stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Maurice Greene made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Renan Ferreira's PFL record stood at 7-1-0, while Maurice Greene's came in at 1-3-0.

The stats suggested Ferreira had a massive power advantage over Greene, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Greene's 27%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Greene had a massive advantage over Ferreira, boasting a 55% submission rate over Ferreira's 10%.

Renan Ferreira was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

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

Ferreira was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 4 months later than Greene, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 29 to Greene's 41.

Ferreira vs Greene form

Renan Ferreira had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Matheus Scheffel at PFL 5 on 16th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Rizvan Kuniev at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ante Delija 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 been defeated by Klidson Abreu 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 beaten Jamelle Jones at PFL 2022 #2 on 28th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

Maurice Greene had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ante Delija 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 defeated Marcelo Nunes at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Denis Goltsov at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he had been defeated by Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Greg Hardy at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Renan Ferreira had been fighting more than Maurice Greene.

Going to this contest, Renan Ferreira had last fought 11 months and 12 days ago, while Maurice Greene's last outing had been 11 months and 12 days ago.

Ferreira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Greene's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ferreira vs Greene?

Renan Ferreira was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Maurice Greene made his way into the ring at 17/5 (+340) with oddsmakers.

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