May 12 2018
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Ronaldo Souza
Souza
Brazil flag
14-3-0
SD 3
SD 3
0-0-0

The tape

32
Age
44
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOSUBNCKOUD
Form
14
Wins
0
6
By KO
0
43
KO%
0
4
By SUB
0
29
SUB%
0
3
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2003
18
Bouts
0
41
Rounds
0
2 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Souza report

Who won Gastelum vs Souza?

Kelvin Gastelum beat Ronaldo Souza by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 224, on Saturday 12th May 2018 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Kelvin Gastelum.

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).

Gastelum vs Souza stats

Kelvin Gastelum stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Ronaldo Souza made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

This was Kelvin Gastelum's 23rd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2013.

Kelvin Gastelum's UFC record stood at 13-9-0, while Ronaldo Souza's came in at 9-7-0.

The stats suggested Gastelum had a massive power advantage over Souza, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Souza's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gastelum had a large advantage over Souza, boasting a 29% submission rate over Souza's 0%.

Kelvin Gastelum was the younger man by 12 years, at 32 years old.

Souza had a height advantage of 4 inches over Gastelum. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Gastelum was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 2 months later than Souza, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 76 to Souza's 71.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ronaldo Souza had been fighting more than Kelvin Gastelum.

Going to this contest, Kelvin Gastelum had last fought 6 years, 7 months and 24 days ago, while Ronaldo Souza's last outing had been 6 years, 5 months and 22 days ago.

Gastelum's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

Souza's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

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