Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Ray Cooper vs Chris Curtis report
Who won III vs Curtis?
Ray Cooper beat Chris Curtis by during the co-main event of PFL 2019 #7, on Friday 11th October 2019 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ray Cooper.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
III vs Curtis stats
Ray Cooper stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Chris Curtis made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cooper had an advantage in power over Curtis, with a 67% knock out percentage over Curtis' 48%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cooper had a large advantage over Curtis, boasting at 33% submission rate over Curtis' 5%.
Ray Cooper was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Curtis had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cooper. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Cooper was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year later than Curtis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 52 less professional rounds, 52 to Curtis' 104.
III vs Curtis form
Cooper had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to John Howard at PFL 2019 #4 on 11th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Zane Kamaka at PFL 2019 #1 on 9th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had beat Handesson Ferreira at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington D.C..
He had won against Jake Shields at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Entertainment and Sports Arena.
Cooper's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
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