Rory MacDonald
MacDonald
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Aug 13 2021
Friday

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States

PFL 2021 #7
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Ray Cooper III
III
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0-0-0
UD 3
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The tape

32
Age
28
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

Form
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Wins
0
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2012
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Bouts
0
0
Rounds
0
0 seconds
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Rory MacDonald vs Ray Cooper III report

Who won MacDonald vs Cooper?

Ray Cooper III beat Rory MacDonald by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of PFL 2021 #7, on Friday 13th August 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ray Cooper III.

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).

MacDonald vs Cooper stats

Rory MacDonald stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.

Ray Cooper III made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested that MacDonald and III have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

Rory MacDonald was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

MacDonald had a height advantage of 5 inches over III. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

MacDonald was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 8 months earlier than III, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 38 more professional rounds, 83 to III's 45.

MacDonald vs Cooper form

Rory MacDonald had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gleison Tibau at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Curtis Millender at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by split decision in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Douglas Lima at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had won against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had drawn with Jon Fitch at Bellator 220 on 27th April 2019 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.

III had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Jason Ponet at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated David Michaud at PFL 2019 #10 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had won against Chris Curtis at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.

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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ray Cooper III had been fighting more than Rory MacDonald.

Going to this contest, Rory MacDonald had last fought 3 months ago, while Ray Cooper III's last outing had been 3 months ago.

MacDonald's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

III's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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