Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Ige vs Bektić?
Dan Ige beat Mirsad Bekti by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 247, on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dan Ige.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Ige vs Bektić stats
Dan Ige stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Mirsad Bekti made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Bekti had a large advantage in power over Ige, boosting at 46% knock out percentage over Ige's 25%.
Dan Ige was the same age as Mirsad Bekti, at 30 years old.
Bekti had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ige. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ige was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 10 months later than Bekti, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 48 to Bekti's 35.
Ige's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.