Karl Williams
Williams
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May 13 2023
Saturday

Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Chase Sherman
Sherman
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8-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
16-11-0

The tape

34
Age
34
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
N/A
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

UDUDKOUDUD
Form
UDKOSUBSUBUD
8
Wins
16
3
By KO
15
38
KO%
94
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
1
Loses
11
0
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2014
9
Bouts
27
19
Rounds
46
1 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman report

Who won Williams vs Sherman?

Karl Williams beat Chase Sherman by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida, on Saturday 13th May 2023 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Karl Williams.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Williams vs Sherman stats

Karl Williams stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chase Sherman made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Sherman had a massive power advantage over Williams, boosting at 94% knock out percentage over Williams' 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Williams and Sherman would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Karl Williams was the same age as Chase Sherman, at 34 years old.

Sherman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Williams.

Williams was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 2 months earlier than Sherman, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 22 to Sherman's 49.

Williams vs Sherman form

Chase Sherman had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Waldo Cortes-Acosta at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Parker Porter at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Activity check

Williams' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Sherman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Williams vs Sherman?

Karl Williams was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Chase Sherman made his way into the ring at 31/10 (+310) with oddsmakers.

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