Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Taylor vs Sy?
Sadibou Sy beat Dilano Taylor by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main card of PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship, on Friday 25th November 2022 at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden in New York.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sadibou Sy.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Taylor vs Sy stats
Dilano Taylor stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Sadibou Sy made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Sy had an advantage in power over Taylor, with a 50% knock out percentage over Taylor's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Taylor had an advantage over Sy, with a 20% submission rate over Sy's 0%.
Dilano Taylor was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.
Sy had a height advantage of 3 inches over Taylor.
Taylor was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 9 years and 11 months earlier than Sy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 36 to Sy's 59.
Taylor vs Sy form
Sadibou Sy had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Carlos Leal at PFL 2022 #8 on 13th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Rory MacDonald at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nikolay Aleksakhin at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Before that, he had been beaten by Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
He had defeated Alexey Kunchenko at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Taylor's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Sy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Taylor vs Sy?
Dilano Taylor was a 29/20 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Sadibou Sy made his way into the ring at 13/25 (-220) with oddsmakers.