Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Kelly vs Evans?
Daniel Kelly beat Rashad Evans by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 209, on Saturday 4th March 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Daniel Kelly.
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).
Kelly vs Evans stats
Daniel Kelly stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Rashad Evans made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Evans had advantage in power over Kelly, with a 42% knock out percentage over Kelly's 25%.
Daniel Kelly was the older man by 2 years, at 44 years old.
Evans had 5-inch reach advantage.
Kelly was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 2 year and 3 months later than Evans, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 36 less professional rounds, 34 to Evans' 70.