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Who won Silveira vs Monte?
Joshua Silveira beat Delan Monte by during the main card of PFL 4, on Thursday 8th June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joshua Silveira.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Silveira vs Monte stats
Joshua Silveira stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Delan Monte made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Monte had a massive power advantage over Silveira, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Silveira's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silveira had a large advantage over Monte, boasting at 60% submission rate over Monte's 33%.
Joshua Silveira was the same age as Delan Monte, at 30 years old.
Silveira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Monte.
Silveira was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 4 year and 3 months later than Monte, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 28 to Monte's 19.
Silveira vs Monte form
Silveira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Sam Kei at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by in the 1st round at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Omari Akhmedov 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marthin Hamlet Nielsen at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.
Before that, he had won against Mohamed Juma at PFL Challenger Series 1 on 18th February 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Orlando.
He had beat Jared Revel at LFA 119 on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their LFA Middleweight championship fight at Arizona Federal Theatre, Phoenix.
Silveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Silveira vs Monte?
Joshua Silveira was a 2/15 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Delan Monte made his way into the ring at 23/5 (+460) with oddsmakers.