Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Simon vs Shore?
Ricky Simon beat Jack Shore by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez, on Saturday 16th July 2022 at UBS Arena in Long Island, New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Simon vs Shore stats
Ricky Simon stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Jack Shore made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Simon had a massive power advantage over Shore, boasting at 32% knock out percentage over Shore's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Simon had an advantage over Shore, with a 16% submission rate over Shore's 0%.
Ricky Simon was the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Shore had a height advantage of 2 inches over Simon. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Simon was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Shore, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 53 to Shore's 36.
Simon vs Shore form
Simon had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.
Previous to that, he had won against Brian Kelleher at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rob Font at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
He had lost to Urijah Faber at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Golden1 Center, Sacramento, United States.
Shore had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Timur Valiev at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Liudvik Sholinian at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Scott Malone at Cage Warriors 104 on 27th April 2019 by submission in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Bantamweight championship fight at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Before that, he had defeated Mike Ekundayo at Cage Warriors 100 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Bantamweight championship fight at Viola Arena, Cardiff.
He had beat Weslley Maia at Cage Warriors 97 on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ricky Simon had been fighting more than Jack Shore.
Going to this contest, Ricky Simon had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 14 days ago, while Jack Shore's last outing had been 10 months and 13 days ago.
Simon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Shore's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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