Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Silva vs Ortiz?
Anderson Silva beat Tito Ortiz by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Evander Holyfield losing to Vitor Belfort. Also, on the undercard Andy Vences was overcome by Jono Carroll and David Haye was victorious over Joe Fournier.
Silva vs Ortiz stats
Anderson Silva stepped into the ring with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tito Ortiz made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Silva had a massive power advantage over Ortiz, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Ortiz's 0%.
Anderson Silva was the same age as Tito Ortiz, at years old.
Silva had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Anderson Silva & Tito Ortiz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Silva was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 1998, 23 years and 3 months earlier than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 11 to Ortiz's 0.
What time did Silva vs Ortiz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Silva vs Ortiz?
Anderson Silva was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Tito Ortiz made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.