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Who won Schulte vs Held?
Natan Schulte beat Marcin Held by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of PFL 2022 #4, on Friday 17th June 2022 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Natan Schulte.
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).
Schulte vs Held stats
Natan Schulte stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Marcin Held made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggested Schulte had a slight advantage in power over Held, with a 19% knock out percentage over Held's 15%.
Natan Schulte was the same age as Marcin Held, at 30 years old.
Schulte had a height advantage of 1 inch over Held. Despite this, Held had 2-inch reach advantage.
Schulte was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 year and 2 months later than Held, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 67 to Held's 78.
Schulte vs Held form
Natan Schulte had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Olivier Aubin Mercier at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Martinez at PFL 2021 #4 on 10th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Marcin Held at PFL 2021 #1 on 23rd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had beat Loik Radzhabov at PFL 2019 #10 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had won against Akhmet Aliev at PFL 2019 #8 on 17th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Schulte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Held's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.