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Who won Goltsov vs Delija?
Ante Delija beat Denis Goltsov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL 2021 #8, on Thursday 19th August 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ante Delija.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Goltsov vs Delija stats
Denis Goltsov stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Ante Delija made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Goltsov had a slight advantage in power over Delija, with a 40% knock out percentage over Delija's 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Delija had a slight advantage over Goltsov, with a 41% submission rate over Goltsov's 40%.
Denis Goltsov was the same age as Ante Delija, at 33 years old.
Delija had 1-inch reach advantage.
Goltsov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 months earlier than Delija, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 74 to Delija's 52.
Goltsov vs Delija form
Goltsov had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Brandon Sayles at PFL 2021 #6 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mo DeReese at PFL 2021 #3 on 6th May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ali Isaev at PFL 2019 #9 on 31st October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Satoshi Ishii at PFL 2019 #9 on 31st October 2019 by majority decision in their 2 round contest at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
He had won against Jared Rosholt at PFL 2019 #3 on 6th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
Goltsov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Delija's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
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