Darren Till entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-1-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). He fought twice last year beating Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till) and suffering his first loss, against former #1 Ufc champion Tyron Woodley (Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till).
His opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has an official record of 32-13-0 (47% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 4, 2017 when he was defeated by Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal); before this bout, in 2017, he had also lost to Demian Maia in May (via split decision, Maia vs Masvidal) and he had beat Donald Cerrone in January (Cerrone vs Masvidal). Till vs Masvidal is the main event of UFC Fight Night 147 (UFC on ESPN+ 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 147: Till vs. Masvidal
Where: The O2 Arena, London, England
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 147 fight card (main card):
Darren Till vs Jorge Masvidal
Leon Edwards vs Gunnar Nelson
Dominick Reyes vs Volkan Oezdemir
Nathaniel Wood vs Jose Alberto Quinonez
Claudio Henrique da Silva vs Danny Roberts
Jack Marshman vs John Phillips
Till’s previous fight: Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till
Masvidal’s previous fight: Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal
Masvidal’s next fight: Ben Askren vs Jorge Masvidal
Till’s next fight: Kelvin Gastelum vs Darren Till
Till vs Masvidal Fight Video:
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