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Who won Pettis vs Manfio?
Raush Manfio beat Anthony Pettis by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of PFL 2021 #6, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Raush Manfio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Pettis vs Manfio stats
Anthony Pettis stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Raush Manfio made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Manfio had advantage in power over Pettis, with a 64% knock out percentage over Pettis' 46%.
Anthony Pettis was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Pettis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Manfio. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Pettis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 10 months earlier than Manfio, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 76 to Manfio's 50.
Pettis vs Manfio form
Anthony Pettis had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Clay Collard at PFL 2021 #1 on 23rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Diego Ferreira at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
He had been beaten by Tony Ferguson at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.