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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 as in favor of 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 loses 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 loses and 2 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Sy had a large advantage in power over MacDonald, boosting at 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 at 39% submission rate over Sy's 0%.
Rory MacDonald was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 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 37 more professional rounds, 88 to Sy's 51.
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 beat Curtis Millender at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, 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.
He had lost to Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 206 on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.
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 won against 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 been beaten by 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 had won 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, he had won against Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
He had beat David Michaud at PFL 2019 #1 on 9th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sadibou Sy had been fighting more than Rory MacDonald.
Going to this contest, Rory MacDonald had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 23 days ago, while Sadibou Sy's last outing had been 10 months and 18 days ago.
MacDonald's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Sy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 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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