Stevie Ray
Ray
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Nov 25 2022
Friday

Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

Main Card
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
24-10-0
KO 2
KO 2
15-5-0

The tape

34
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

SUBUDMDKOUD
Form
UDSDUDUDUD
24
Wins
15
6
By KO
1
25
KO%
7
9
By SUB
8
38
SUB%
53
10
Loses
5
2
Stopped
0
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2011
34
Bouts
20
71
Rounds
48
4 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Stevie Ray vs Olivier Aubin Mercier report

Who won Ray vs Aubin-Mercier?

Olivier Aubin Mercier beat Stevie Ray by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship, on Friday 25th November 2022 at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden in New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Ray vs Aubin-Mercier stats

Stevie Ray stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Olivier Aubin Mercier made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Stevie Ray's PFL record stood at 2-4-0, while Olivier Aubin Mercier's came in at 10-0-0.

The stats suggested Ray had an advantage in power over Mercier, with a 25% knock out percentage over Mercier's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mercier had an advantage over Ray, with a 53% submission rate over Ray's 38%.

Stevie Ray was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Ray had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mercier. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Ray was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Mercier, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 81 to Mercier's 66.

Ray vs Aubin-Mercier form

Stevie Ray had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Anthony Pettis at PFL 2022 #7 on 5th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Anthony Pettis at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Alex Martinez at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

Before that, he had defeated Michael Johnson at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

He had been beaten by Paul Felder at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.

Olivier Aubin Mercier had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Alex Martinez at PFL 2022 #7 on 5th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Raush Manfio at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Natan Schulte at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.

Before that, he had defeated Darrell Horcher at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.

He was victorious against Marcin Held at PFL 2021 #4 on 10th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Olivier Aubin Mercier had been fighting more than Stevie Ray.

Going to this contest, Stevie Ray had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 13 days ago, while Olivier Aubin Mercier's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 13 days ago.

Ray's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Mercier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ray vs Aubin-Mercier?

Stevie Ray was a 3/1 (+350) underdog going into the contest, while Olivier Aubin Mercier made his way into the ring at 6/25 (-480) with oddsmakers.

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