Who won Adesanya vs Gastelum?
Israel Adesanya beat Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC 236, on Saturday 13th April 2019 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Israel Adesanya.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Adesanya vs Gastelum stats
Israel Adesanya stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kelvin Gastelum made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Adesanya had a massive power advantage over Gastelum, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 38%.
Israel Adesanya was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Adesanya had a height advantage of 7 inches over Gastelum. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Adesanya was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months later than Gastelum, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 49 to Gastelum's 56.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Israel Adesanya had been fighting more than Kelvin Gastelum.
Going to this contest, Israel Adesanya had last fought 2 years, 3 months and 1 day ago, while Kelvin Gastelum's last outing had been 2 years, 11 months and 28 days ago.
Adesanya's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Gastelum's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.