Jul 01 2022
Friday

Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Sadibou Sy
Sy
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23-8-0
UD 3
UD 3
10-6-0

The tape

34
Age
37
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSDSUBUD
Form
SDUDUDNCMD
23
Wins
10
7
By KO
6
30
KO%
60
9
By SUB
0
39
SUB%
0
8
Loses
6
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
2
2005
Debut
2013
32
Bouts
19
84
Rounds
40
6 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Tapology
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Rory MacDonald vs Sadibou Sy report

Who won MacDonald vs Sy?

Sadibou Sy beat Rory MacDonald by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of PFL 2022 #6, on Friday 1st July 2022 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Sadibou Sy.

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 Sy stats

Rory MacDonald stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Sadibou Sy made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out.

Sadibou Sy marked his 20th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2018.

Rory MacDonald's PFL record stood at 2-4-0, while Sadibou Sy's came in at 11-6-2.

The stats suggested Sy had a large advantage in power over MacDonald, boasting a 60% knock out percentage over MacDonald's 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested MacDonald had a massive advantage over Sy, boasting a 39% submission rate over Sy's 0%.

Rory MacDonald was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Sy had a height advantage of 3 inches over MacDonald. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

MacDonald was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 years earlier than Sy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 88 to Sy's 66.

MacDonald vs Sy form

Rory MacDonald had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Brett Cooper at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Ray Cooper at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gleison Tibau at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Before that, he had beaten Curtis Millender at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

He had been defeated by Douglas Lima at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Sy had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Alexey Kunchenko at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Before that, his fight against Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 ended in a no contest.

He had won against David Michaud at PFL 2019 #1 on 9th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rory MacDonald had been fighting more than Sadibou Sy.

Going to this contest, Rory MacDonald had last fought 2 years, 2 months and 4 days ago, while Sadibou Sy's last outing had been 2 years, 2 months and 4 days ago.

MacDonald's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Sy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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