Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Theodorou vs Kelly?
Elias Theodorou beat Daniel Kelly by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 121, on Saturday 18th November 2017 at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Elias Theodorou.
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).
Theodorou vs Kelly stats
Elias Theodorou stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Daniel Kelly made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Theodorou had a large advantage in power over Kelly, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Kelly's 23%.
Elias Theodorou was the younger man by 10 years, at 34 years old.
Theodorou had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kelly. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Theodorou's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Kelly's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 year and 10 months later than Kelly, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 55 to Kelly's 34.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Daniel Kelly had been fighting more than Elias Theodorou.
Going to this contest, Elias Theodorou had last fought 5 years, 2 months and 23 days ago, while Daniel Kelly's last outing had been 5 years, 3 months and 20 days ago.
Theodorou's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Kelly's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.