Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Meerschaert vs Giles?
Gerald Meerschaert beat Trevin Giles by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC on ESPN 5, on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Prudential Center in Newark.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Meerschaert vs Giles stats
Gerald Meerschaert stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 21 by submission.
Trevin Giles made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Giles had a large advantage in power over Meerschaert, boosting at 45% knock out percentage over Meerschaert's 21%.
Gerald Meerschaert was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Meerschaert had a height advantage of 1 inch over Giles. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Meerschaert was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years earlier than Giles, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 89 to Giles' 42.
Meerschaert's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.