Jeremy Stephens
Stephens
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Sep 09 2017
Saturday

Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Gilbert Melendez
Melendez
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25-14-0
UD 3
UD 3
22-6-0

The tape

38
Age
42
5' 9" / 176 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

SDUDUDUDKO
Form
UDSDSUBUDSD
25
Wins
22
17
By KO
12
68
KO%
55
2
By SUB
0
8
SUB%
0
14
Loses
6
1
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2002
39
Bouts
28
87
Rounds
81
6 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Jeremy Stephens vs Gilbert Melendez report

Who won Stephens vs Melendez?

Jeremy Stephens beat Gilbert Melendez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 215, on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Jeremy Stephens.

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).

Stephens vs Melendez stats

Jeremy Stephens stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Gilbert Melendez made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out.

Jeremy Stephens' UFC record stood at 15-18-0, while Gilbert Melendez's came in at 1-6-0.

The stats suggested Stephens had an advantage in power over Melendez, with a 68% knock out percentage over Melendez's 55%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Stephens had a slight advantage over Melendez, with a 8% submission rate over Melendez's 0%.

Jeremy Stephens was the younger man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

Melendez had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Stephens was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 years and 2 months later than Melendez, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 113 to Melendez's 87.

Activity check

Stephens' last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Stephens vs Melendez?

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