Gerald Meerschaert
Meerschaert
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Apr 30 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
34-14-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 27-30
  • 27-30
UD 3
23-5-0

The tape

36
Age
34
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

Form
34
Wins
23
6
By KO
6
18
KO%
26
26
By SUB
1
76
SUB%
4
14
Loses
5
3
Stopped
2
8
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2010
48
Bouts
28
83
Rounds
68
4 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Gerald Meerschaert vs Krzysztof Jotko report

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, on Saturday 30th April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of the 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 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Gerald Meerschaert's UFC record stood at 11-9-0, while Krzysztof Jotko's came in at 11-6-0.

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 a 76% submission rate over Jotko's 4%.

Gerald Meerschaert was the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.

Meerschaert had a 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 20 more professional rounds, 95 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 submission in the 3rd round.

Previous to that, he had beaten Makhmud Muradov at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Bartosz Fabi ski at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by 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 was victorious against 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 defeated 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 won against 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 beaten 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.

Activity check

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 2 years, 5 months and 29 days ago, while Krzysztof Jotko's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 14 days ago.

Meerschaert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 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 5 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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