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Who won Nielsen vs Hendricks?
Cory Hendricks beat Marthin Hamlet Nielsen by submission in the 3rd 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 Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Nielsen vs Hendricks stats
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Cory Hendricks made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Nielsen had a massive power advantage over Hendricks, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Hendricks' 0%.
Marthin Hamlet Nielsen was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Nielsen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hendricks.
Nielsen was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 year and 5 months later than Hendricks, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 21 to Hendricks' 23.
Nielsen's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.