Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Sy vs Kunchenko?
Sadibou Sy beat Alexey Kunchenko by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of PFL 2021 #5, on Thursday 17th June 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sadibou Sy.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Sy vs Kunchenko stats
Sadibou Sy stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexey Kunchenko made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Sy had a slight advantage in power over Kunchenko, with a 75% knock out percentage over Kunchenko's 65%.
Sadibou Sy was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Sy had a height advantage of 7 inches over Kunchenko. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Sy's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Kunchenko's, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 months later than Kunchenko, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 40 to Kunchenko's 0.
Sy's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.