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Who won Sordi vs Hendricks?
Cory Hendricks beat Emiliano Sordi by during the prelims of PFL 2022 #1, on Wednesday 20th April 2022 at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cory Hendricks.
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).
Sordi vs Hendricks stats
Emiliano Sordi stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Cory Hendricks made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Sordi had a massive power advantage over Hendricks, boasting at 70% knock out percentage over Hendricks' 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hendricks had a massive advantage over Sordi, boosting at 63% submission rate over Sordi's 26%.
Emiliano Sordi was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Sordi had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hendricks. Despite this, Hendricks had 1-inch reach advantage.
Sordi was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 13 year and 3 months later than Hendricks, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 49 to Hendricks' 25.
Sordi vs Hendricks form
Sordi 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 lost to Ant nio Carlos J nior at PFL 2021 #9 on 27th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Dan Spohn at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Chris Camozzi at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had won against Jordan Johnson at PFL 2019 #10 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had beat Bozigit Ataev at PFL 2019 #9 on 31st October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Sordi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Hendricks' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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