Feb 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Brian Kelleher
Kelleher
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17-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
22-11-0

The tape

31
Age
37
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm

Tape record

UDSUBSDUDKO
Form
UDSUBUDKOSUB
17
Wins
22
5
By KO
8
29
KO%
36
3
By SUB
10
18
SUB%
45
3
Loses
11
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
6
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2011
20
Bouts
33
46
Rounds
64
3 hours, 22 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 17 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Ricky Simon vs Brian Kelleher report

Who won Simón vs Kelleher?

Ricky Simon beat Brian Kelleher by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 258, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Ricky Simon.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Simón vs Kelleher stats

Ricky Simon stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Brian Kelleher made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

Ricky Simon's UFC record stood at 8-4-0, while Brian Kelleher's came in at 8-8-0.

The stats suggested Kelleher had a slight advantage in power over Simon, with a 36% knock out percentage over Simon's 29%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kelleher had a large advantage over Simon, boasting a 45% submission rate over Simon's 18%.

Ricky Simon was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Simon had a 6-inch reach advantage.

Simon was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 10 months later than Kelleher, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 61 to Kelleher's 76.

Activity check

Simon's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

Kelleher's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Simón vs Kelleher?

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