Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Seumanutafa vs DeReese?
Mo DeReese beat Carl Seumanutafa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of PFL 2021 #8, on Thursday 19th August 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mo DeReese.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Seumanutafa vs DeReese stats
Carl Seumanutafa stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mo DeReese made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Seumanutafa had a large advantage in power over DeReese, boasting at 92% knock out percentage over DeReese's 63%.
Carl Seumanutafa was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Seumanutafa had a height advantage of 1 inch over DeReese. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Seumanutafa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 10 months earlier than DeReese, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 32 more professional rounds, 55 to DeReese's 23.
DeReese's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.