Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Grant vs Marcos?
Daniel Marcos beat Davey Grant by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Daniel Marcos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Grant vs Marcos stats
Davey Grant stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Daniel Marcos made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Marcos had a large advantage in power over Grant, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Grant's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Grant had a massive advantage over Marcos, boasting at 60% submission rate over Marcos' 0%.
Davey Grant was the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.
Grant had a height advantage of 1 inch over Marcos. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Grant was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 9 months earlier than Marcos, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 44 to Marcos' 34.
Grant vs Marcos form
Grant had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by in the 3rd round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adrian Yanez at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Marlon Vera at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had won against Jonathan Martinez at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Grant's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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