Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Silva vs Taleb?
Claudio Silva beat Nordine Taleb by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 130, on Sunday 27th May 2018 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Silva vs Taleb stats
Claudio Silva stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Nordine Taleb made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Taleb had a massive power advantage over Silva, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Silva's 18%.
Claudio Silva was the same age as Nordine Taleb, at 40 years old.
Taleb had a height advantage of 2 inches over Silva. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Silva was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 14 days earlier than Taleb, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 32 to Taleb's 50.