Who won Zeferino vs Tibau?
Jo o Zeferino beat Gleison Tibau by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of PFL 2021 #2, on Thursday 29th April 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jo o Zeferino.
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).
Zeferino vs Tibau stats
Jo o Zeferino stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 16 by submission.
Gleison Tibau made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggested Zeferino had a slight advantage in power over Tibau, with a 17% knock out percentage over Tibau's 11%.
Jo o Zeferino was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Zeferino had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tibau. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Zeferino was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 5 year and 11 months later than Tibau, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 61 to Tibau's 104.
Zeferino's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.