Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Hawes vs Curtis?
Chris Curtis beat Phil Hawes by , during the prelims of UFC 268, on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Curtis.
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).
Hawes vs Curtis stats
Phil Hawes stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Chris Curtis made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Hawes had advantage in power over Curtis, with a 64% knock out percentage over Curtis' 52%.
Phil Hawes was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Hawes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Curtis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Hawes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 7 months later than Curtis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 76 less professional rounds, 22 to Curtis' 98.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Phil Hawes had been fighting more than Chris Curtis.
Going to this contest, Phil Hawes had last fought 6 months and 29 days ago, while Chris Curtis' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 26 days ago.
Hawes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Curtis' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.