Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Magomedkerimov vs Millender?
Magomed Magomedkerimov beat Curtis Millender by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of PFL 2021 #5, on Thursday 17th June 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
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).
Magomedkerimov vs Millender stats
Magomed Magomedkerimov stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Curtis Millender made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Magomedkerimov had a slight advantage in power over Millender, with a 38% knock out percentage over Millender's 33%.
Magomed Magomedkerimov was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Millender had a height advantage of 1 inch over Magomedkerimov. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Magomedkerimov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Millender, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 61 more professional rounds, 61 to Millender's 0.
Magomedkerimov vs Millender form
Magomedkerimov had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Chris Curtis at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 2 round contest at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Curtis at PFL 2019 #4 on 11th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Going into that contest, he had won against John Howard at PFL 2019 #1 on 9th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
Before that, he had beat Ray Cooper III at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had defeated Bojan Velickovic at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington D.C..
Magomedkerimov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Millender's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.