Who won Werdum vs Ferreira?
Renan Ferreira beat Fabr cio Werdum by knockout in the 1st round, during the main event of PFL 2021 #3, on Thursday 6th May 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Werdum vs Ferreira stats
Fabr cio Werdum stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Renan Ferreira made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Ferreira had a massive power advantage over Werdum, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Werdum's 25%.
Fabr cio Werdum was the older man by 12 years, at 43 years old.
Ferreira had a height advantage of 6 inches over Werdum. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Werdum was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 11 years and 5 months earlier than Ferreira, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 65 more professional rounds, 76 to Ferreira's 11.
Werdum vs Ferreira form
Fabr cio Werdum had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alexander Gustafsson on 25th July 2020 by in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov on 17th March 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcin Tybura on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Before that, he had beat Walt Harris on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had lost to Alistair Overeem on 8th July 2017 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Werdum's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Ferreira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.