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Who won Jotko vs Fleury?
Will Fleury beat Krzysztof Jotko by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL 1, on Saturday 1st April 2023 at The Theater - Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Will Fleury.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Jotko vs Fleury stats
Krzysztof Jotko stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Will Fleury made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that Jotko and Fleury have similar power, both with a 25% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Fleury had a massive advantage over Jotko, boosting at 38% submission rate over Jotko's 4%.
Krzysztof Jotko was the same age as Will Fleury, at 34 years old.
Fleury had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jotko. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Jotko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Fleury, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 75 to Fleury's 36.
Jotko vs Fleury form
Krzysztof Jotko had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Misha Cirkunov at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had won against Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Jotko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Fleury's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jotko vs Fleury?
Krzysztof Jotko was a 7/20 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Will Fleury made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+180) with oddsmakers.