Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Zaleski vs Saint-Denis?
Elizeu Zaleski beat Benoit Saint-Denis by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Elizeu Zaleski.
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).
Zaleski vs Saint-Denis stats
Elizeu Zaleski stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Benoit Saint-Denis made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Zaleski had a massive power advantage over Saint-Denis, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Saint-Denis' 13%.
Elizeu Zaleski was the older man by 10 years, at 35 years old.
Zaleski was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 years and 3 months earlier than Saint-Denis, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 63 to Saint-Denis' 17.
Zaleski's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.