Gerald Meerschaert
Meerschaert
United States flag
Aug 19 2023
Saturday

TD Garden, Boston, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Andre Petroski
Petroski
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35-16-0
SD 3
SD 3
9-1-0

The tape

36
Age
32
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
N/A
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOSUBUDSUBSUB
Form
UDSUBSUBKOKO
35
Wins
9
6
By KO
4
17
KO%
44
27
By SUB
4
77
SUB%
44
16
Loses
1
4
Stopped
1
8
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2018
51
Bouts
10
90
Rounds
19
5 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 19 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Gerald Meerschaert vs Andre Petroski report

Who won Meerschaert vs Petroski?

Andre Petroski beat Gerald Meerschaert by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 292, on Saturday 19th August 2023 at TD Garden in Boston.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Andre Petroski.

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 Petroski stats

Gerald Meerschaert stepped into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 27 by submission.

Andre Petroski made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggested Petroski had a large advantage in power over Meerschaert, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Meerschaert's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Meerschaert had a massive advantage over Petroski, boasting at 77% submission rate over Petroski's 44%.

Gerald Meerschaert was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.

Meerschaert was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 41 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 11 years and 8 months earlier than Petroski, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 70 more professional rounds, 93 to Petroski's 23.

Meerschaert vs Petroski form

Gerald Meerschaert had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Joseph Pyfer at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round.

He had beat Makhmud Muradov at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Petroski had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Wellington Turman at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Nick Maximov at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Yaozong Hu at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 3rd round.

Before that, he had defeated Micheal Gillmore at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

He had lost to Aaron Jeffery at LFA 93 on 16th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hartman Arena, Park City.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gerald Meerschaert had been fighting more than Andre Petroski.

Going to this contest, Gerald Meerschaert had last fought 10 months and 22 days ago, while Andre Petroski's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 18 days ago.

Meerschaert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Petroski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Meerschaert vs Petroski?

Gerald Meerschaert was a 37/20 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Andre Petroski made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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