Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won MacDonald vs Cooper?
Ray Cooper 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.
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 octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ray Cooper made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that MacDonald and Cooper have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that MacDonald and Cooper would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Rory MacDonald was the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
MacDonald had a height advantage of 5 inches over Cooper. 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 Cooper, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 88 to Cooper's 52.
MacDonald vs Cooper form
Cooper had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Curtis at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by John Howard at PFL 2019 #4 on 11th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had won against Zane Kamaka at PFL 2019 #1 on 9th May 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
He had lost to Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Cooper's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on MacDonald vs Cooper?
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