Jun 17 2021
Thursday

Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Gleison Tibau
Tibau
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21-6-0
SD 3
SD 3
35-14-0

The tape

34
Age
40
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

SUBUDUDMDKO
Form
UDSUBUDUDKO
21
Wins
35
7
By KO
4
33
KO%
11
7
By SUB
14
33
SUB%
40
6
Loses
14
3
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
2
1
Draws
0
2005
Debut
1999
28
Bouts
49
76
Rounds
104
5 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Rory MacDonald vs Gleison Tibau report

Who won MacDonald vs Tibau?

Gleison Tibau beat Rory MacDonald by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of PFL 2021 #5, on Thursday 17th June 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Gleison Tibau.

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 Tibau stats

Rory MacDonald stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Gleison Tibau made his way to the cage with a record of 35 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 14 by submission.

Rory MacDonald's PFL record stood at 2-4-0, while Gleison Tibau's came in at 2-3-0.

The stats suggested MacDonald had a large advantage in power over Tibau, boasting a 33% knock out percentage over Tibau's 11%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Tibau had a slight advantage over MacDonald, with a 40% submission rate over MacDonald's 33%.

Rory MacDonald was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.

MacDonald had a height advantage of 2 inches over Tibau. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

MacDonald was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2005, 5 years and 9 months later than Tibau, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 88 to Tibau's 117.

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