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Who won Meerschaert vs Jotko?
Krzysztof Jotko beat Gerald Meerschaert by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera, on Saturday 30th April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 27-30, 27-30 in favor of winner Krzysztof Jotko.
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 Jotko stats
Gerald Meerschaert stepped into the octagon with a record of 34 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 26 by submission.
Krzysztof Jotko made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Jotko had a slight advantage in power over Meerschaert, with a 26% knock out percentage over Meerschaert's 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Meerschaert had a massive advantage over Jotko, boasting at 76% submission rate over Jotko's 4%.
Gerald Meerschaert was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Meerschaert had 1-inch reach advantage.
Meerschaert was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Jotko, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 93 to Jotko's 75.
Meerschaert vs Jotko form
Gerald Meerschaert had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by in the 3rd round.
Previous to that, he had won against Makhmud Muradov at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bartosz Fabi ski at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Eryk Anders at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.
Krzysztof Jotko had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Misha Cirkunov at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had won against Marc Andr Barriault at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
He had defeated Alen Amedovski at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gerald Meerschaert had been fighting more than Krzysztof Jotko.
Going to this contest, Gerald Meerschaert had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 12 days ago, while Krzysztof Jotko's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 28 days ago.
Meerschaert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Jotko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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