Gokhan Saricam
Saricam
Turkey flag
Feb 25 2023
Saturday

3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Oleg Popov
Popov
Russian Federation flag
8-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
15-1-0

The tape

Age
32
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SDUDKOKOSUB
Form
KOKOSUBOthersSUB
8
Wins
15
5
By KO
7
63
KO%
47
1
By SUB
3
13
SUB%
20
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2015
9
Bouts
16
15
Rounds
34
47 minutes, 20 seconds
Fight Time
2 hours, 18 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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9
Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Gokhan Saricam vs Oleg Popov report

Who won Saricam vs Popov?

Oleg Popov beat Gokhan Saricam by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of Bellator Dublin, on Saturday 25th February 2023 at 3Arena Dublin in Dublin.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Oleg Popov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Saricam vs Popov stats

Gokhan Saricam stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Oleg Popov made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Saricam had an advantage in power over Popov, with a 63% knock out percentage over Popov's 47%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Popov had a slight advantage over Saricam, with a 20% submission rate over Saricam's 13%.

Gokhan Saricam was the younger man by 32 years, at years old.

Saricam had a height advantage of 2 inches over Popov.

Saricam was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 8 years and 5 months earlier than Popov, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 21 to Popov's 37.

Activity check

Saricam's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Saricam vs Popov?

Gokhan Saricam was a 7/5 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Oleg Popov made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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