Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Souza vs Boetsch?
Ronaldo Souza beat Tim Boetsch by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC 208, on Saturday 11th February 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Souza vs Boetsch stats
Ronaldo Souza stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Tim Boetsch made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Boetsch had a massive power advantage over Souza, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Souza's 0%.
Ronaldo Souza was the older man by 2 years, at 42 years old.
Souza had a height advantage of 1 inch over Boetsch. Despite this, Boetsch had 2-inch reach advantage.
Souza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 2003, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Boetsch, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 0 to Boetsch's 68.