Aug 18 2023
Friday

The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Helena Kolesnyk
Kolesnyk
Ukraine flag
21-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
9-5-0

The tape

29
Age
34
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDUDKOKO
Form
UDMDKOUDSD
21
Wins
9
10
By KO
4
48
KO%
44
8
By SUB
1
38
SUB%
11
4
Loses
5
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
25
Bouts
15
47
Rounds
29
2 hours, 57 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 56 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Larissa Pacheco vs Helena Kolesnyk report

Who won Pacheco vs Kolesnyk III?

Larissa Pacheco beat Helena Kolesnyk by knockout in the 1st round during the co-main event of PFL Playoffs, on Friday 18th August 2023 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Pacheco vs Kolesnyk III stats

Larissa Pacheco stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Helena Kolesnyk made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Larissa Pacheco's PFL record stood at 12-2-0, while Helena Kolesnyk's came in at 4-4-0.

The stats suggested Pacheco had a slight advantage in power over Kolesnyk, with a 48% knock out percentage over Kolesnyk's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pacheco had a large advantage over Kolesnyk, boasting a 38% submission rate over Kolesnyk's 11%.

Larissa Pacheco was the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.

Kolesnyk had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pacheco.

Pacheco was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Kolesnyk, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 53 to Kolesnyk's 30.

Pacheco vs Kolesnyk III form

Pacheco had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 opponents and going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Amber Leibrock at PFL 5 on 16th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Julia Budd at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Kayla Harrison at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he was victorious against Helena Kolesnyk at PFL 2022 #9 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Genah Fabian at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Helena Kolesnyk had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Yoko Higashi at PFL 5 on 16th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Aspen Ladd at PFL 2 on 7th April 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Larissa Pacheco at PFL 2022 #9 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he was victorious against Vanessa Melo at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

He had won against Abigail Montes at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Larissa Pacheco had been fighting more than Helena Kolesnyk.

Going to this contest, Larissa Pacheco had last fought 11 months and 9 days ago, while Helena Kolesnyk's last outing had been 11 months and 9 days ago.

Pacheco's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Kolesnyk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pacheco vs Kolesnyk III?

Larissa Pacheco was a 1/18 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Helena Kolesnyk made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

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