Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Denis Goltsov was the same age as Ante Delija, at 31 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 23 more professional rounds, 65 to Delija's 42.
Goltsov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Delija's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.