Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won MacDonald vs Taylor?
Dilano Taylor beat Rory MacDonald by during the main event of PFL 2022 #8, on Saturday 13th August 2022 at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dilano Taylor.
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 Taylor stats
Rory MacDonald stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Dilano Taylor made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested MacDonald had a slight advantage in power over Taylor, with a 30% knock out percentage over Taylor's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested MacDonald had an advantage over Taylor, with a 39% submission rate over Taylor's 22%.
Rory MacDonald was the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
MacDonald was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 17 year and 11 months later than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 88 to Taylor's 36.
MacDonald vs Taylor form
Rory MacDonald had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sadibou Sy at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Brett Cooper at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
MacDonald's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Taylor's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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